Maxine Greene, Janet L. Miller's A Light in Dark Times: Maxine Greene and the Unfinished PDF

By Maxine Greene, Janet L. Miller

ISBN-10: 0585098832

ISBN-13: 9780585098838

ISBN-10: 0807737208

ISBN-13: 9780807737200

A mild in darkish instances contains a record of remarkable participants who've been deeply motivated through Professor Greene’s revolutionary philosophies. whereas Maxine Greene is the focal point for this assortment, every one bankruptcy is an stumble upon together with her rules by way of an educator considering his or her personal works and tasks. In essence, every one featured writer takes to the air from Maxine Greene after which strikes ahead. This particular and interesting selection of essays will, as Maxine Greene has, impact quite a lot of worlds: arts and aesthetics, literature and literacy experiences, cultural reviews, institution swap and development, the instructing of literacy, instructor schooling, philosophy of schooling, peace and social justice, women’s reviews, and civil rights.

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We awake to the immediacy of her vision, the urgency of her message. No longer cynical, we can take new risks, tilt at windmills, separate out and listen to voices that were muffled beforewe can become more human. When Maxine connects us to another's way of seeing, we feel powerful and compassionate and vulnerable all at once. We believe things can change and that somehow we can be a part of it. You cannot leave an encounter with Maxine Greene anesthetizedexhilarated, perhaps, or despairing, thrown off balance, always in the midst.

Landscapes, Biography, and the Preservation of the Present Craig Kridel 122 13. Restaging the Civil Ceremonies of Schooling Madeleine R. Grumet 134 Page vi 14. Autobiography and the Necessary Incompleteness of Teachers' Stories Janet L. Miller 145 IV. WHEN FREEDOM IS THE QUESTION 155 15. Ethics and the Imagination Nel Noddings 159 16. Meandering and Mattering: Moving Toward Horizonal Persons Louise M. Berman 170 17. Living Dangerously: Toward a Poetics of Women's Lived Experience Mary-Ellen Jacobs 180 18.

An active engagement with art leaves you breathless with its realness, consumed by its obdurateness, convinced of its inability to be any other wayness. An encounter with Maxine Greene is much the samethere is a vividness that cannot be denied. Such encounter need not be personal: In her writing, her pull is equally strong, equally bright, equally gritty, equally unyielding. When she lends us her humanity and her intellect and refuses to give up either the poetry or the horror, we are richer and can be borrowed from in turn.

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