Classroom Virtuoso: Recollections of a Life in Learning

Classroom Virtuoso: Recollections of a Life in Learning

by Victor Cahn

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Classroom Virtuoso: Recollections of a Life in Learning by Victor Cahn

Did you ever have a teacher you couldn't forget? Someone who helped shape your knowledge and values, and so remains an indelible part of you? For more than thirty-five years, Victor L. Cahn has been such an influential figure. As secondary school 'master' at Mercersburg, Pomfret, and Phillips Exeter, and as professor of English at Bowdoin and Skidmore, he has instructed, entertained, counseled, and inspired thousands of students, who have reciprocated by granting him their respect and affection.

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ISBN-13: 9781607090069
Publisher: R&L Education
Publication date: 02/16/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 168
File size: 749 KB

About the Author

Victor L. Cahn is professor of English at Skidmore College.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 My Friend, Millard Fillmore
Chapter 3 Four Strings, a Bow, and Reality
Chapter 4 The Universe and Dr. Cahn
Chapter 5 Formidable Figures Up Front
Chapter 6 Academic Interruptus
Chapter 7 On the Cusp of Change
Chapter 8 Finding My Way
Chapter 9 A Teacher Grows Up
Chapter 10 Reflections on a Way of Life
Chapter 11 Confessions of a Closet Jock
Chapter 12 Professor
Chapter 13 A Job for Life
Chapter 14 A Man of the Theater
Chapter 15 On Being a Teacher
Chapter 16 Little Lessons Learned Along the Way
Chapter 17 Curtain

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