!!> Reading ➽ Being With Children ➶ Author Phillip Lopate – Bassgrotto.co.uk

Being With Children In The 1960s, Prizewinning Writer Philip Lopate Went Into An Urban School To Teach Poetry And Became A Part Of The School Community Being With Children, First Published In 1975 But Out Of Print For Many Years, Is Lopate S Classic Account Of His Relationship To His Craft And To His Young Students Hailed By The New York Times As A Wise And Tender Portrait Of A Small Society, Lopate S Book Explores The Horrible And Beautiful Aspects Of Being With Young People Five Hours A Day, And Explains Why Teachers Persist In Staying With The Public Schools And Trying To Make Them Into Places Where Young People Can Flower.


About the Author: Phillip Lopate

Phillip Lopate is the author of three personal essay collections, two novels, two poetry collections, a memoir of his teaching experiences, and a collection of his movie criticism He has edited the following anthologies, and his essays, fiction, poetry, film and architectural criticism have appeared in The Best American Short Stories, The Best American Essays, The Paris Review, Harper s, Vogue, E



10 thoughts on “Being With Children

  1. says:

    A humorous record of a writer with no teaching background who teaches writing There are really great writing activities The responses are great with a lot of samples of what kids did.


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