The Call of Stories: Teaching and the Moral Imagination

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1989 - Education - 212 pages
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A teacher and a child psychiatrist discusses the power of stories to affect others, recounting his exposure to many famous people and their stories and what this has told him about life
  

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Review: The Call of Stories: Teaching and the Moral Imagination

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It's been a long time since I read this book, but it made a huge impression on me. My writing to this point in my life had been almost exclusively essay and Cole convinced me that I needed to rethink ... Read full review

Review: The Call of Stories: Teaching and the Moral Imagination

User Review  - Goodreads

It's been a long time since I read this book, but it made a huge impression on me. My writing to this point in my life had been almost exclusively essay and Cole convinced me that I needed to rethink ... Read full review

Contents

STORIES AND THEORIES I
1
STARTING OUT
31
FINDING A DIRECTION
67
Bringing Poems to Medical School Teaching
92
VOCATIONAL CHOICES AND HAZARDS
102
THE PRIVATE LIFE
130
LOOKING BACK
163
ON MORAL CONDUCT
192
INDEX
207
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Robert Coles is a winner of the National Medal of Freedom.

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