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[Xmca-l] Re: Kozol's writing place



Thanks  Henry. I kept thinking of Vera's book as well I was watching it.
RL
On Aug 22, 2015 1:04 PM, "HENRY SHONERD" <hshonerd@gmail.com> wrote:

> Robert,
> The whole half hour interview is worth a whole lot! Thank you! Things I
> especially liked: His sharing of the artifacts, his messy method, and , of
> course,  the place where he writes.( Larry Purss just shared an article on
> Meade that cites the trascendetalists of 19th Century America, who I
> associate with the very kind of New England house where Kozol writes.) All
> of the interview reminded me of Vera John Steiner’s Notebooks of the Mind
> on the creative process. And the importance of lived experience Who
> couldn’t love the guy? And they fired him!
> Henry
>
> > On Aug 21, 2015, at 2:19 PM, Robert Lake <boblake@georgiasouthern.edu>
> wrote:
> >
> > Hi Everyone,
> > The first 12 minutes of th
> > ​e program linked below​
> > are worth watching
> > ​ because shed light on Kozol's creative process of writing and reveal
> some
> > of the sources of his inspiration to write.
> > Langston Hughes sent Kozol an
> > autographed
> > photo
> > ​ of himself​
> >
> > ​after​
> >
> > ​Kozol​
> > was fired
> > ​ from his first teaching job​
> > for reading one of
> > ​Hughes'​
> > poems in a high school English class.
> > ​
> > ​Kozol​
> > says reading Rilke, Yeats and Auden are his soul foo
> > ​d​ and
> > ​ he was also a personal friend of Mister Rogers.* Who knew?​*
> > http://www.c-span.org/video/?288596-2/jonathan-kozol-writing-books.
> >
> > Robert Lake  Ed.D.
> > Associate Professor
> > Social Foundations of Education
> > Dept. of Curriculum, Foundations, and Reading
> > Georgia Southern University
> > Secretary/Treasurer-AERA- Paulo Freire Special Interest Group
> > P. O. Box 8144
> > Phone: (912) 478-0355
> > Fax: (912) 478-5382
> > Statesboro, GA  30460
> > *He not busy being born is busy dying.*
> > Bob Dylan (1964).
>
>
>