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Robert Coles

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On the Web: Articles

A Way of Seeing: The Work of Robert Coles, Scott London. Bibliographic essay on R. Coles

Stories and Living a Life, Robert Coles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

Coles, Robert. "Children & the bomb," NY Times Magazine (12/8/85).

White, George Abbott. "The religion of the 'privileged ones' (interview w/Robert Coles)," Cross Currents 31,1 (spr 81):1-14.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Bruce, A. Ronda. Intellect and Spirit: The Life and Work of Robert Coles (New
York: Continuum, 1989)

Coles, Robert, Brian J. Mahan. Forgetting Ourselves on Purpose: Vocation and
the Ethics of Ambition

__________ (with Jon Erickson). A Spectacle Unto the World: The Catholic Worker Movement

__________. Dorothy Day: A Radical Devotion

__________, Thomas Merton. Contemplation in a World of Action (Gethsemani Studies
in Psychological and Religious Anthropology)

__________, Judith Berck. No Place to Be : Voices of Homeless Children

__________, Rothenberg, Daniel. With These Hands: The Hidden World of Migrant
Farmworkers Today

__________. Doing Documentary Work (New York Public Library Lectures in

__________. Lives of Moral Leadership (2000)

__________. The Youngest Parents: Teenage Pregnancy As It Shapes Lives (1997)

__________. The Call of Service: A Witness to Idealism (Boston: Houghton Mifflin
Company, 1993).

__________. The Spiritual Life of Children (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,

__________. The Call of Stories: Teaching and the Moral Imagination (Boston:
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1989).

__________. Harvard Diary: Reflections of the Sacred and the Secular (New York:
Crossroad, 1988).

__________. The Moral Life of Children (Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1986).

__________. The Political Life of Children (Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press,

__________. Eskimos, Indians, Chicanos, vol. 4 of Children of Crisis (Boston:
Little, Brown, 1977)

__________. The Privileged Ones, vol. 5 of Children of Crisis (Boston: Little,
Brown, 1977)

__________. Farewell to the South (Boston: Little, Brown, 1972)

__________. The South Goes North, vol. 3 of Children of Crisis (Boston: Little,
Brown, 1971)

__________. Migrants, Sharecroppers, Mountaineers, vol. 2 of Children of Crisis
(Boston: Little, Brown, 1971)

__________. Erik H. Erikson: The Growth of His Work (Boston: Little, Brown,

__________. A Study in Courage and Fear, vol. 1 of Children in Crisis (Boston:
Atlantic-Little, Brown, 1967)

Jay Woodruff and Sarah Carew, editors. Conversations with Robert Coles
(Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1992.

In the Library: Fiction

Coles, Robert. Growing Up Poor: A Literary Anthology

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

Robert Coles: Teacher, dir. Barak Goodman, First Run Features, 1991. Documentary of Coles' Harvard University course, "The Literature of Social Reflection"

Robert Coles: An Intimate Biographical Interview, dir. Bruce Baird-Middleton, The Film study Center at Harvard University, 1987. Overview of Dr. Coles's work and thought.

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