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Aug 31, 2004
| ISBN 9780812971699
Dec 18, 2007
| ISBN 9780307431912
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Aug 31, 2004 | ISBN 9780812971699
Dec 18, 2007 | ISBN 9780307431912
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 YatesIdeal for educators and students of all ages, Teaching Stories will inspire anyone who loves great writing.
Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910) was born in central Russia. After serving in the Crimean War, he retired to his estate and devoted himself to writing, farming, and raising his large family. His novels and outspoken social polemics brought him world fame.
Robert Coles is a professor emeritus of psychiatry and medical humanities at the Harvard Medical School and a former research psychiatrist… More about Robert Coles
Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910) was born in central Russia. After serving in the Crimean War, he retired to his estate and… More about Leo Tolstoy
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