In this remarkable anthology, some of the world's greatest writers provide a master class on the transformative power of learning and literature. Culled from a course developed by Pulitzer Prize--winning author Robert Coles for the Harvard Graduate School of Education, "Teaching Stories "is an invaluable collection in which novelists, essayists, and poets "render school life in all its complexity and variety."
Featuring writings by James Agee - Julia Alvarez - Charles Baxter - Raymond Carver - John Cheever - Anton Chekhov - Erik H. Erikson - Anna Freud - Thomas Hardy - Toni Morrison - Howard Nemerov - Flannery O'Connor - Tillie Olsen - Leo Tolstoy - Tobias Wolff - Richard Yates
Ideal for educators and students of all ages, "Teaching Stories "will inspire anyone who loves great writing.
About the Author
Robert Coles, M.D. is a child psychiatrist and the James Agee Professor of Social Ethics at Harvard University. He is a founding member of the Center of Documentary Studies at Duke University. The author of numerous books, he wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning, multi-volume works The Inner Lives of
Children and Children of Crisis. He is also the Editor of the documentary magazine Double Take.