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Up the down staircase.

Bel Kaufman

Up the down staircase.

by Bel Kaufman

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English


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Up the down staircase by Bel Kaufman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Up the Down Staircase is the funny and touching story of a committed, idealistic teacher whose dash with school bureaucracy is a timeless lesson for students, teachers, parents--anyone concerned about public education.

Bel Kaufman lets her characters speak for themselves through memos, letters, directives from the principal, comments by students, notes between teachers, Cited by: Up the Down Staircase was written by one of these teachers, a novel about a young teacher in a New York City high school trying to navigate between the needs of her students and the beaurocracy of the system.

I was never a teacher, but I was certainly a 4/5. An instant bestseller when it was first published inUp the Down Staircase remains as poignant, devastating, laugh-out-loud funny, and relevant today as ever. It timelessly depicts a beleaguered public school system redeemed by teachers who love to teach and students who long to be recognized/5(18).

Narrated in “an almost presciently postmodern style” through interoffice memos, notes and doodles, lesson plans, suggestion-box insults, letters, and other dispatches from the front lines, Up the Down Staircase stands as the seminal novel of a beleaguered American public school system perpetually redeemed by teachers who love to teach and students who /5().

An instant bestseller when it was first published inUp the Down Staircase remains as poignant, devastating, laugh-out-loud funny, and relevant today as ever.

It timelessly depicts a beleaguered public school system redeemed by teachers who love to teach and students who long to be recognized/5(). Up the Down Staircase is the funny and touching story of a committed, idealistic teacher whose clash with school bureaucracy is a timeless lesson for students, teachers, parents anyone concerned about public education.

Bel Kaufman lets her characters speak for themselves through memos, letters, directives from the principal, comments by students, notes between teachers, /5().

About the Author Bel Kaufman (–) was a bestselling writer, dedicated teacher, and lecturer best known for her novel Up the Down Staircase (), a classic portrayal of life in the New York public school system.

Kaufman was born in Berlin, the daughter of Russian parents and granddaughter of celebrated Yiddish writer Sholom Aleichem/5(). Down the Up Staircase is a peculiar book. On one level DTUS pays homage to Mr. Haynes paternal grandparents and rightly sotwo extraordinary people ahead of their time.

Explored throughout there is his parents generations, interspersed with his and his siblingsthe third generation, as well as a riches to rags history of Harlem/5.

She is best-known for her novel «Up the Down Staircase», which was published in The book deals with the experience of a young high school teacher. So, it’s rather obvious that the novel comprises some autobiographical episodes. The novel was adapted to film and in appeared on the screens. The extract called «Up the down staircase» is written by Bel Kaufman, who is an American professor and writer.

She is best known for this novel. The semi-autobiographical novel is about an idealistic young teacher. Bel Kaufman's Up the Down Staircase is one of the best-loved novels of our time. It has been translated into sixteen languages, made into a prize-winning motion picture, and staged as a play at high schools all over the United States; its very title has become part of the American idiom/5.

An instant bestseller when it was first published inUp the Down Staircase remains as poignant, devastating, laugh-out-loud funny, and relevant today as ever.

It timelessly depicts a beleaguered public school system redeemed by teachers who love to teach and students who long to be recognized. “Up the Down Staircase,” Bel Kaufman’s classic novel about a New York City schoolteacher, remains the most enduring account we have of teachers’ lives.

Bel Kaufman's Up the Down Staircase is one of the best-loved novels of our time. It has been translated into sixteen languages, made into a prize-winning motion picture, and staged as a play at high schools all over the United States; its very title has become part of the American idiom.

Never before has a novel so compellingly laid bare the inner workings of a metropolitan high 4/5(20). Bel Kaufman (–) was a bestselling writer, dedicated teacher, and lecturer best known for her novel Up the Down Staircase (), a classic portrayal of life in the New York public school system.

Kaufman was born in Berlin, the daughter of Russian parents and granddaughter of celebrated Yiddish writer Sholom Aleichem.4/5(19). Directed by Robert Mulligan. With Patrick Bedford, Sandy Dennis, Eileen Heckart, Ruth White. The experiences of a young female English /10(K). Based on a novel by Bel Kaufman, this is the story of a new teacher in the New York public school system who wants to make a difference in her students' lives.

Sandy Dennis' portrayal of the 80%. “Up The Down Staircase” by Bel Kaufman ANALYSIS. Sylvia Barrett is a rookie teacher at New York's inner-city Calvin Coolidge High: her lit classes are overcrowded, a window is broken, there's no chalk, books arrive late.

The administration is concerned mainly with forms and rules (there's an up and a down staircase); bells ring at the wrong time.

Nevertheless, she tries. Up the Down Staircase is a American drama film directed by Robert Mulligan and starring Sandy Dennis, Patrick Bedford, Eileen Heckart, and Jean Stapleton. The plot concerns the first, trying assignment for a young, idealistic teacher. Tad Mosel wrote the screenplay adaptation of the novel of the same name by Bel by: Fred Karlin.

Up the Down Staircase. By Christopher Sergel. From the book by Bel Kaufman. Product Code: U Full-length Play; Comedy ; Cast size: 12m., 18w. (smaller with doubling.) Rights and availability This title can be licensed and sold throughout the World.Bel Kaufman's Up the Down Staircase is one of the best-loved novels of our time.

It has been translated into sixteen languages, made into a prize-winning motion picture, and staged as a .Up the Down Staircase A novice schoolteacher faces Armed with only a college degree and her youthful idealism, Sylvia Barrett arrives at Calvin Coolidge High School to begin her career as an English teacher.