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Teaching Medieval Romances

Category: Literature | Date: 5 July 2016

Author: Jean Hamshaw Date published: Unknown Contact details: Contact tab available on Waldorf library site Source: http://www.waldorflibrary.org/articles/28-teaching-medieval-romances   In an era when all curriculum is being examined for its “relevance,” Waldorf school teachers must often explain why they include Parsifal and other medieval literature in the third...

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Parzival and the Journey of Adolescence

Category: Literature | Date: 5 July 2016

By John Wulsin   Parzival, Wolfram von Eschenbach’s medieval epic, offers a portrait of the journey of through adolescence. The heart of the eleventh grade curriculum in a Waldorf School, it is often experienced as the heart in fact of the whole Waldorf Curriculum. Developmental Context We know that in the first seven years the young child, mostly head, devotes most of its...

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Literature with the Upper School

Category: Literature | Date: 5 July 2016

Author: Francis Edmunds Contact details: Contact tab available on Waldorf library site Source: http://www.waldorflibrary.org/articles/1139-literature-with-the-upper-school     This article examines the need for epic literature in the life of the high school student. First of 2 parts. Orginally published in Child and Man, Vol.2, #1. The child of fourteen and fifteen has...

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