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Stoehr, Taylor 1931-2013

Overview
Works: 59 works in 222 publications in 2 languages and 10,163 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Legal fiction (Literature)  Didactic fiction  Fiction  Dictionaries  Bio-bibliography  Reference works  History  Literature 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Author of introduction, Signer, Other
Classifications: PR4556, 823.8
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Most widely held works about Taylor Stoehr
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Most widely held works by Taylor Stoehr
Twentieth century interpretations of Bleak House : a collection of critical essays / edited by Jacob Korg by Jacob Korg( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interpretative essays representing differing viewpoints on Dickens' Bleak House
The Paul Goodman reader by Paul Goodman( )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one man think-tank for the New Left, Paul Goodman is both a prolific writer and famed social critic. This compendious volume features excerpts not only from his bestselling titles such as Growing Up Absurd (Vintage, 1973), but also from his landmark books on education, psychotherapy, language, poetics and anarchism. Also featured are samples from his comic novels, poems and short stories creating a must-have reader of this acclaimed writer's dynamic, engaging and challenging work which continues to resonate
Dickens : the dreamer's stance by Taylor Stoehr( Book )

21 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hawthorne's mad scientists : pseudoscience and social science in nineteenth-century life and letters by Taylor Stoehr( Book )

15 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American short-story writers since World War II by Patrick Meanor( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on how the declining market for short-story writers after World War II saw the migration of these writers to universities where they not only continued to write, but established creative writing classes that would in turn inspire and develop new generations of writers of various genres
Nay-saying in Concord : Emerson, Alcott, and Thoreau by Taylor Stoehr( Book )

9 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nature heals = Natura sanat non medicus : the psychological essays of Paul Goodman by Paul Goodman( Book )

13 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing the line : the political essays of Paul Goodman by Paul Goodman( Book )

9 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creator Spirit come! : the literary essays of Paul Goodman by Paul Goodman( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This selection brings together Paul Goodman's best and most characteristic literary criticism, the better part of which was originally published in low-circulation journals and consequently essays have been out of print since their first appearance. Goodman felt that a single maxim lay at the bottom of all important writing: everything depends on being honest--if you write from the heart, he told his students, all else follows naturally. The essays included in this volume discuss such subjects as abstraction and literature, Kafka, popular culture, underground writing, the shape of the screen and the darkness of the theatre, Catullus, Wordsworth, Kerouac, and the Western tradition in literature
Free love in America : a documentary history by Taylor Stoehr( Book )

7 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here now next : Paul Goodman and the origins of Gestalt therapy by Taylor Stoehr( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Goodman left his mark in a number of fields: he went from being known as social critic and philosopher of the New Left to poet and literary critic to author of influential works on education (Compulsory Mis-education) and community planning (Communitas). Perhaps his most significant achievement was in his contribution to the founding and theoretical portion of the classic text Gestalt Therapy (with F.S. Perls and R.E. Hefferline, 1951), still regarded as the cornerstone of Gestalt practice. Taylor Stoehr's Here Now Next is the first scholarly account of the origins of Gestalt therapy, told from the point of view of its chief theoretician by a man who knew him well. Stoehr describes both Goodman's role in establishing the principal ideas of the Gestalt movement and the ways in which his practice as a therapist changed him, ultimately leading to a new vocation as the "socio-therapist" of the body politic. He places Goodman in the midst of his world, showing how his personal and public life - including his political activities in the 1960s - were transformed by Gestalt ideas, and he presents revealing sketches of other major figures from those days - Fritz Perls, Wilhelm Reich, A.S. Neill, and others
A ceremonial, stories, 1936-1940 by Paul Goodman( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1978 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The facts of life : stories, 1940-1949 by Paul Goodman( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The galley to Mytilene : stories, 1949-1960 by Paul Goodman( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Juan : or, The continuum of the libido by Paul Goodman( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crazy hope and finite experience : final essays of Paul Goodman by Paul Goodman( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the publication of Growing Up Absurd in 1960 until his death in 1972, Paul Goodman had the ear of the young radicals of the New Left, pouring forth books and articles on education, technology, decentralization, and of course, the war in Vietnam. Yet Goodman saw himself primarily as an artist rather than a political thinker or sociologist, and many of his books, even during the 1960s, were works of poetry, drama, and fiction. He had also practiced as a psychotherapist and joined with Frederick Perls and Ralph Hefferline in producing a new synthesis in psychological thought, Gestalt therapy, which has since become an international movement. In an age of specialization, few writers have taken on so broad a range of concerns. Crazy Hope and Finite Experience is a final summing up of the thought and life of this self-described "old-fashioned man of letters." This book brings together for the first time five personal essays, all written near the end of his life, in which Goodman discusses his sense of the world and how he was "in" it, his politics, his spiritual and religious attitude, his sexuality, and his calling as a literary artist. For those already familiar with one or another aspect of his work, Goodman's self-assessment will provide new insight into the credo that underlies his whole career. For those learning about him for the first time, it offers a vivid sense of the man and his perspective. And for psychotherapists - especially Gestalt therapists - the book will fill in the picture of Goodman as a theorist whose work was crucial to the development of a new approach to therapy
Words and deeds : essays on the realistic imagination by Taylor Stoehr( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decentralizing power : Paul Goodman's social criticism by Paul Goodman( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this new collection of his most acute and durable political writing, readers will recognize the spirit of indignation and hope Goodman first roused in the 1960s with Growing Up Absurd. "Stoehr tells his [Goodman's] story well.This is the genuine kind of decentralism."--The Nation
I hear my gate slam : Chinese poets meeting and parting( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides Chinese poetry on the following topics: meditative solitude; friendships of Meng Hao-Jan, Wang Wei, Li Po, Wang Wei, P'ei Ti, Tu Fu, Po Chu-i, and Yuan Chen; antiwar poetry; exile and loneliness
Temple by George Dennison( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dennison takes us to visit Eddie Fontayne, the French-Canadian woodworker who carves fiddles as well as axe handles and fumes over his failing eyesight. We meet Esther who has spent her life and her limited resources in caring for her fellow creatures, human and non-human. And Mr. Fife, the blacksmith and backroad eccentric, who surely knows the best way to do everything, from pruning trees to frying leeks
 
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The Paul Goodman reader
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Nature heals = Natura sanat non medicus : the psychological essays of Paul GoodmanHere now next : Paul Goodman and the origins of Gestalt therapyA ceremonial, stories, 1936-1940The facts of life : stories, 1940-1949Crazy hope and finite experience : final essays of Paul GoodmanDecentralizing power : Paul Goodman's social criticismI hear my gate slam : Chinese poets meeting and parting
Alternative Names
Stoehr, Taylor, 1931-

Taylor Stoehr born:1931 ied:2013-09-14 Stoehr, Taylor, 1931-2013; Stoehr, Taylor

Languages
English (135)

Spanish (3)