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Synopsis: An unnoticed component of the present educational, social, and even ecological crises lies in the declining value given what we correctly call the “humanities.” The study of the living words of great authors―Homer, Dante, Chaucer, Shakespeare, the Romantic poets, the Russian novelists―no longer forms the basis of the education of the human soul. The imagination is disparaged, marginalized, politicized, and devalued. Young people are instead fed a monotonous diet of information, scientism, and technology. While these are certainly important and useful―maybe even necessary to our survival―once they become the basis for educating our children, the result is an assault on what it means to be human.
Built around the work of Christy MacKaye Barnes, the themes of this collection include the training of imagination, speech, and poetry, and expanding human capacities through the study of great authors. The writers include many of the great first-generation English teachers in the Waldorf movement.
About the Author: Christy MacKaye Barnes was born in New Hampshire and went to boarding school in Cambridge, Massachusetts. After two years at college, she traveled with her sister Arvia to Europe and, in Dornach, joined the Anthroposophical Society. When she returned to the U.S., she published a book of poems, Wind-in-the-Grass. She married Henry Barnes in 1939 and, a year later during a visit with Marie Steiner, received a diploma for the art of speech. Later, she played a part in Rudolf Steiner's Portal of Initiation, directed by Hans Pusch. She went on to become a Waldorf teacher, the editor of Journal for Anthroposophy, and numerous other activities. She and Henry moved to Hillsdale, New York, where they were instrumental in establishing the community in Harlemville. Christy gradually assumed management of Adonis Press, which has published two of her books: A Wound Awoke Me (1994) and Arvia MacKaye Ege: Pioneer for Anthroposophy (1995). She died in 2002.
Title: For the Love of Literature: A Celebration of...
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Book Description SteinerBooks, 1997. Condition: Very Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP98920342
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Book Description Rudolf Steiner Pr, Herndon, Virginia, U.S.A., 1997. Soft cover. Condition: Good. Slight wear on covers and page edges. Text is unmarked and binding is tight. Book. Seller Inventory # 021215
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