ICE For Educators
Ignatius Critical Editions give you and your students the tools to dig into classic works. How?
How to Teach ICE
Besides the great works of literature themselves, ICE's notes and commentary provide compelling and clear- headed criticism that's faithful to the text. Here's how you can take advantage of ICE in the classroom and across your curriculum. (Read more...)
Study guides are constructed to aid the reader of ICE classics achieve a level of critical and literary appreciation befitting the works themselves. They cover the gamut of classroom needs, from summaries to essay questions. (Read more..)
Read an Excerpt
Ignatius Critical Editions feature the editorial and critical work of a number of great academics and commentators. Below are some excerpts from critical essays that are illuminating, exciting, and engaged in dialogue with modern thought without kowtowing to it. (Read more...)
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Brochures & PDFs
Considering using ICE as a teaching tool? Know someone who should? Download the documents below for some information that should help the decision. (All documents are PDFs unless otherwise noted.)
- ICE Brochure (2MB)
What makes each Ignatius Critical Editions title a resource for teachers? Besides the above, here are a few practical, everyday things that will make teaching a fuller and more manageable experience.
Why Traditional Criticism?
Tradition is the extension of Democracy through time; it is the proxy of the dead and the enfranchisement of the unborn.
Tradition may be defined as the extension of the franchise. Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking about.
G. K. Chesterton
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