9781931498784

Walking on Water : Reading, Writing, and Revolution

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  • ISBN13:

    9781931498784

  • ISBN10:

    1931498784

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/30/2005
  • Publisher: Chelsea Green Pub Co

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Summary

Walking on Water is a provocative look at writing, teaching, creativity, and life by a writer increasingly recognized for his passionate and articulate critique of modern civilization. Jensen reveals how schools perpetuate the great illusions of our culture: that happiness lies outside of ourselves, and that pleasing those in power is the only lesson worth learning. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

A Nation of Slaves 3(10)
How to Not Teach 13(12)
Don't Bore the Reader 25(16)
Who Are You? 41(14)
The Most Important Writing Exercise 55(16)
Grades 71(16)
Love 87(16)
Thought 103(10)
Choices 113(14)
Significance 127(12)
Giving up Control 139(14)
Who Are You, Again? 153(8)
Clarity 161(18)
Falling in Love 179(8)
Revolution 187(14)
Walking on Water 201(18)
Acknowledgments 219(2)
Bibliography 221

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