Walking on Water: Reading, Writing and Revolution download free [PDF and Ebook] by Derrick Jensen

Walking on Water: Reading, Writing and Revolution download free [PDF and Ebook] by Derrick Jensen year 2013
  • Book name: Walking on Water: Reading, Writing and Revolution
  • Author: Derrick Jensen
  • Release date: 2013/12/31
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Teaching Resources and Education
  • ISBN: 9781931498784
  • Rating: 8.36 of 10
  • Votes: 106
  • Review by: Madison Schmitz
  • Review rating: 9.91 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/21
  • Total pages: 232
  • Includes a PDF summary of 18 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Remember the days of longing for the hands on the classroom clock to move faster? Most of us would say we love to learn, but we hated school. Why is that? What happens to creativity and individuality as we pass through the educational system? Walking on Water is a startling and provocative look at teaching, writing, creativity, and life by a writer increasingly recognized for his passionate and articulate critique of modern civilization. This time Derrick Jensen brings us into his classroom-whether college or maximum security prison-where he teaches writing. He reveals how schools perpetuate the great illusion that happiness lies outside of ourselves and that learning to please and submit to those in power makes us into lifelong clock-watchers. As a writing teacher Jensen guides his students out of the confines of traditional education to find their own voices, freedom, and creativity. Jensen's great gift as a teacher and writer is to bring us fully alive at the same moment he is making us confront our losses and count our defeats. It is at the center of Walking on Water, a book that is not only a hard-hitting and sometimes scathing critique of our current educational system and not only a hands-on method for learning how to write, but, like Julia Cameron's The Artist's Way, a lesson on how to connect to the core of our creative selves, to the miracle of waking up and arriving breathless (but with dry feet) on the far shore.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 15H58M56S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Teaching Resources & Education, Creative Writing & Creative Writing Guides, Biography: General
  • Available formats: PML, PDF, DOC, WORD, EPUB, SNB, TXT, PDB. Compressed in TAR.7Z, IMG, CBR, AZW4, RAR, ZIP, DEB
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.76 USD
  • Dimensions: 150x221x15.24mm
  • Weight: 308.44g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: White River Junction, United States

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