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Teaching Stories
An Anthology on the Power of Learning and Literature
Written by Robert Coles

Teaching Stories
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Category: Literary Criticism & Collections - Books & Reading; Literary Collections; Fiction
Imprint: Modern Library
Format: Trade Paperback
Pub Date: August 2004
Price: $16.00
Can. Price: $18.00
ISBN: 978-0-8129-7169-9 (0-8129-7169-8)
Pages: 304
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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 is the author of many books, including the Pulitzer Prize—winning Children of Crisis. A professor of psychiatry and medical humanities at the Harvard Medical School, he is also the James Agee Professor of Social Ethics at Harvard. He lives in Massachusetts.





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