Chronicles of Love: My Life with Paulo Freire (Counterpoints: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education Series #156)

Chronicles of Love: My Life with Paulo Freire (Counterpoints: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education Series #156)

by Ana Maria Araujo Freire
     
 

This is a love story, told from the perspective of the woman who knew Paulo Friere perhaps better than any other living person. It is a warm, touching, informative account of the marriage and relationship of Paulo and Nita Freire.
Paulo Freire was born in Recife, Brazil on September 19, 1921 and died in the city of São Paulo on May 2, 1997. He is known

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This is a love story, told from the perspective of the woman who knew Paulo Friere perhaps better than any other living person. It is a warm, touching, informative account of the marriage and relationship of Paulo and Nita Freire.
Paulo Freire was born in Recife, Brazil on September 19, 1921 and died in the city of São Paulo on May 2, 1997. He is known throughout the world as the author of a revolutionary literacy method for adults. More than that, he developed a wide-ranging understanding of education based on a reading of the word and of the world.

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Radical education and literacy scholar Paulo Freire's widow Nita, herself a scholar of Brazilian education history, presents a series of loving anecdotes about her husband and their intellectually and emotionally stimulating ten-year marriage, thereby offering an intimate portrait of Freire's relationship with his family, closest friends and compatriots, and audiences. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820450261
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/2001
Series:
Counterpoints Series, #156
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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