The Power of Stories: Nurturing Children's Imagination and Consciousness
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Horst Kornberger, a writer, artist and Steiner-Waldorf teacher, first explores the power of particular stories such as Odysseus, Parsifal, Oedipus, Bible stories and fairy tales. He then explains how to apply that power to help a child develop, or to heal and transform a child with difficulties.
Finally he discusses the art and practicalities of creating new stories to help children with particular needs, and shows storytelling to be a universal gift that we can use to benefit those around us.
This is a fascinating and inspiring book for teachers, parents and caregivers of children, as well as creative writers and students of literature.
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Publisher: Floris Books
Publication Date: 10-15-2008
Product Dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Horst Kornberger was born in Austria in 1959. He is a poet, artist, writer and lecturer. He has taught at the Rudolf Steiner College in California and now lives in Western Australia. He is the founder of the School of Integral Art where he pioneers creative, biographical and story writing.