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Literary Theory [electronic resource] : A Very Short Introduction by Culler, Jonathan.;
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 What is theory?; 2 What is literature and does it matter?; 3 Literature and cultural studies; 4 Language, meaning, and interpretation; 5 Rhetoric, poetics, and poetry; 6 Narrative; 7 Performative language; 8 Identity, identification, and the subject; 9 Ethics and aesthetics; Appendix: Theoretical schools and movements; References; Further reading; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; YWhat is literary theory? Is there a relationship between literature and culture? In fact, what is literature, and does it matter? These are some of questions addressed by Jonathan Culler in this Very Short Introduction to literary theory. Often a controversial subject, said to have transformed the study of culture and society in the past two decades, literary theory is accused of undermining respect for tradition and truth and encouraging suspicion about the political and psychological implications of cultural projects rather than admiration for great literature. Here, Jonathan Culler explains
Subjects: Electronic books.; Criticism -- History -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Criticism.; Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.; Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc. -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Literature -- History and criticism.; Literature;
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Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder : a handbook for diagnosis and treatment / by Barkley, Russell A.,1949-(SAGE)1708218;
Includes bibliographical references and index.History / Russell A. Barkley -- Primary symptoms, diagnostic criteria, prevalence, and gender differences / Russell A. Barkley -- Associated cognitive, developmental, and health problems / Russell A. Barkley -- Comorbid disorders, social and family adjustment, and subtyping / Russell A. Barkley -- Etiologies / Russell A. Barkley -- ADHD in adults : developmental course and outcome of children with ADHD, and ADHD in clinic-referred adults / Russell A. Barkley -- A theory of ADHD / Russell A. Barkley.Diagnostic interview, behavior rating scales, and the medical examination / Russell A. Barkley and Gwenyth Edwards -- Tests and observational measures / Michael Gordon, Russell A. Barkley, and Benjamin J. Lovett -- Integrating the results of an evaluation : ten clinical cases / William L. Hathaway, Jodi K. Dooling-Litfin, and Gwenyth Edwards -- Assessment of adults with ADHD / Kevin R. Murphy and Michael Gordon -- Counseling and training parents / Arthur D. Anastopoulos, Laura Hennis Rhoads, and Suzanne E. Farley -- COPE : large group, community based, family-centered parent training / Charles E. Cunningham.Training families with adolescents with ADHD / Arthur L. Robin -- Treatment of ADHD in school settings / Linda J. Pfiffner, Russell A. Barkley, and George J. DuPaul -- Student-mediated conflict resolution programs / Charles E. Cunningham and Lesley J. Cunningham -- Stimulants / Daniel F. Connor -- Antidepressant and specific norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor treatments / Thomas J. Spencer -- Other medications / Daniel F. Connor -- Combined child therapies / Bradley H. Smith, Russell A. Barkley, and Cheri J. Shapiro -- Psychological counseling of adults with ADHD / Kevin R. Murphy -- Pharmacotherapy of ADHD in adults / Jefferson B. Prince ... [et al.].The purpose [of this book] is to present as much practical information as possible, rather than to give an exhaustive or critical review of the research literature. Coverage includes differential diagnosis, a developmental model for assessment, family systems interventions, training parents of ADHD adolescents, and ADHD in adults. Unique in the breadth and depth of its coverage, this comprehensive volume belongs on the desks of a broad range of professionals, including child and adult clinical psychologists and psychiatrists, school psychologist, and pediatricians. It serves as a scholarly yet accessible text for graduate-level courses.-Dust jacket.
Subjects: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder; Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder; Behavior therapy for children;
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A Handbook of Modernism Studies : by Rabaté, Jean-Michel.;
Cover -- Tilte Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 Hard and Soft Modernism: Politics as "Theory'' -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 2 Streams Beyond Consciousness: Stylistic Immediacy in the Modernist Novel -- Stylistic Treatments of Individual Subjectivity by Women Writers -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 3 Modernisms High and Low -- Ich bin schon da -- Why, the fellow writes for money -- King Ludwig II amusing himself in the cave of the Venusberg -- What after all is left to do but scream -- The devil speaks Adorno's mind -- Wagner the spider -- Sch¨onberg the builder -- Kafka the run of the mill insurance company employee -- He over whom Kafka's wheels have passed -- Luk´acs of the Postmodern . . . -- Kafka's axe -- Note -- References -- Chapter 4 Kafka, Modernism, and Literary Theory -- Worrying about Modernism -- Broadening Modernism -- Coda: Literature in Theory -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 5 Race: Tradition and Archive in the Harlem Renaissance -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 6 Empire, Imperialism, and Modernism -- Literary Experts, Imperial Networks -- Imperial Places, Novelistic Settings -- Global Culture, Global Experts -- Note -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 7 Marxist Modernisms: From Jameson to Benjamin -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 8 Reactionary Modernism -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 9 Transnationalism at the Departure Gate -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 10 From Ritual to the Archaic in Modernism: Frazer, Harrison, Freud, and the Persistence of Myth -- James George Frazer and the Reinvention of the Sacred -- Jane Ellen Harrison's ''Daimonic'' Imagination -- Oedipus, Freud, and the Therapist as Sooth-Sayer -- Notes -- References -- Further Reading.Chapter 11 Modernism, Orientalism, and East Asia -- Modernist Orientalisms -- Modernities -- Asian modernisms -- Asian Futures for Modernist Studies? -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 12 Translation Studies and Modernism -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 13 Modernism, Mind, and Manuscripts -- The So-Called ''Inward Turn'' -- The Manuscript as ''Environmental Vehicle'' -- Non-Epiphanies -- Case study -- (De)composition, Bricolage, and Worldmaking -- References -- Chapter 14 Modernism and Visual Culture -- References -- Chapter 15 More Kicks than Pricks: Modernist Body-Parts -- Podiatric Modernism -- Walking Wild -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 16 Materialities of Modernism: Objects, Matter, Things -- References -- Chapter 17 Glamour's Silhouette: Fashion, Fashun, and Modernism -- Notes -- Further Reading -- Chapter 18 Otherness and Singularity: Ethical Modernism -- The Other -- Care of the Self -- Moral Goods -- The Event -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 19 Phenomenology and Affect: Modernist Sulking -- Notes -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 20 Queer Modernism -- The Grammars of Queer Modernism I: Sexology -- The Grammars of Queer Modernism II: Decadence -- The Grammars of Queer Modernism III: The Wilde and Hall Trials -- General Characteristics of Queer Modernism -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 21 Cultural Capital and the Revolutions of Literary Modernity, from Bourdieu to Casanova -- Modernism as a Field -- Modernism and Cultural Capital -- Casanova and the Space of Literary Modernity -- Notes -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 22 Modernism and Cognitive Disability: A Genealogy -- Biopower -- Degeneration -- Idiocy, Imbecility, Feeble-Mindedness -- An Exemplary Case: Joseph Conrad -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 23 From Parody to the Event.from Affect to Freedom: Observations on the Feminine Sublime in Modernism -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 24 Aesthetic Formalism, the Form of Artworks, and Formalist Criticism -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 25 Ranci`ere's Aesthetic Regime: Modernism, Politics, and the Logic of Excess -- The Logic of Excess and the Self-Different Community -- The Aesthetic Regime -- Modernism and the Paradox of the Aesthetic Regime -- A Politics of the Aesthetic Regime -- Notes -- References -- Index.Featuring the latest research findings and exploring the fascinating interplay of modernist authors and intellectual luminaries, from Beckett and Kafka to Derrida and Adorno, this bold new collection of essays gives students a deeper grasp of key texts in modernist literature. Provides a wealth of fresh perspectives on canonical modernist texts, featuring the latest research data Adopts an original and creative thematic approach to the subject, with concepts such as race, law, gender, class, time, and ideology forming the structure of the collection Explores current and ongoing debates on the links between the aesthetics and praxis of authors and modernist theoreticians Reveals the profound ways in which modernist authors have influenced key thinkers, and vice versa.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Literature, Modern - History and criticism.; Literature, Modern -- History and criticism -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Literature, Modern -- History and criticism.; Modernism (Literature); Modernism (Literature) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.;
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The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Transpersonal Psychology. by Friedman, Harris L.; Hartelius, Glenn.;
Intro -- The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Transpersonal Psychology -- Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Editors' Introduction: The Promise (and Some Perils) of Transpersonal Psychology -- Part I Introduction to Transpersonal Psychology -- 1 A Brand from the Burning: Defining Transpersonal Psychology -- Defining the Field -- Rebranding Transpersonal Psychology -- A Psychology of Self-Expansiveness -- A Whole-Person Psychology/Multi-disciplinary Orientation -- A Psychology of Transformative Process -- Rebranding the Field -- Trends within Transpersonal Psychology -- Study 1 -- Study 2 -- Study 3 -- Conclusion -- Note -- References -- 2 Traditional Roots, History, and Evolution of the Transpersonal Perspective -- The Transpersonal and Transpersonal Psychology -- Origins of Transpersonal Psychology -- Developments in Transpersonal Psychology -- Perspectives in Transpersonal Psychology: An Historical Analysis -- Three Vectors of Transpersonal Development -- Towards an Integral Perspective -- Challenges for Transpersonal Psychology -- Notes -- References -- 3 The Calling to a Spiritual Psychology: Should Transpersonal Psychology Convert? -- The Intertwining of Transpersonal Psychology and Spirituality -- What is a Spiritual Psychology? -- The Religious Conceptual Domain -- The Spiritual Conceptual Domain -- Defining the Spiritual in Non-Religious Ways -- A Broader Version of Spirituality -- The Value Added by the Term Transpersonal -- Problems with Introducing the Term Spirituality within Psychology -- Clarifying the Relationship between Spiritual and Transpersonal Psychology -- Conclusion -- References -- 4 Criticisms of Transpersonal Psychology and Beyond-The Future of Transpersonal Psychology: A Science and Culture of Consciousness -- A Historical Approach.Spiritual Positivism of Transpersonal Psychology and the Problem of Epistemology -- The Problem of Objectivism -- Inner Experience and the Problem of Epistemology -- The Problem of Ontology -- The Transpersonal Answer to the Challenge So Far -- A Brief Sketch of a Viable Alternative -- Four Roads into the Future -- Towards a Science and a Culture of Consciousness -- References -- Part II Transpersonal Theory -- 5 Revision and Re-Enchantment of Psychology: Legacy from Half a Century of Consciousness Research -- 1 The Nature of Consciousness and Its Relationship to Matter -- 2 Cartography of the Human Psyche -- 3 The Nature, Function, and Architecture of Emotional and Psychosomatic Disorders -- 4 Effective Therapeutic Mechanisms -- 5 Strategy of Psychotherapy and Self-Exploration -- 6 The Role of Spirituality in Human Life -- 7 The Importance of Archetypal Psychology and Transit Astrology -- References -- 6 Altered States of Consciousness and Transpersonal Psychology -- Defining Key Terms -- Consciousness -- States of Consciousness and ASC -- Altered States throughout History -- Prehistory -- Ancient Greece -- Shamanism -- Yoga and Meditation -- Spirit and Diabolical Possession -- Altered States of Consciousness in 20th Century Psychology -- William James -- The Doors of Perception -- The 1960s -- Abraham Maslow -- Charles Tart -- Early Psychedelic Research -- Altered States Come of Age -- Sleep and Dreaming -- Hypnosis -- Meditation -- Mystical and Transcendent Experiences -- OBEs and NDEs -- Conclusion -- References -- 7 Jung, Analytical Psychology, and Transpersonal Psychology -- Jung's Transpersonal Roots -- Analytical Psychology: Jung's Theory of Personality -- Complex and Personal Unconscious -- Collective Unconscious -- Archetypes -- Complex Theory and Archetypes -- Ego and Persona -- Shadow -- Self -- Ego-Self Axis -- Individuation.Theory of Opposites and the Transcendent Position -- Jung and Transpersonal Psychology -- Washburn's Approach to Transpersonal Psychology -- Conclusion -- References -- 8 Integral Psychology -- References -- 9 Transcend and Include: Ken Wilber's Contribution to Transpersonal Psychology -- Wilber-1: The Romantic Period (1975-1979) -- The Spectrum -- The Loss of Unity -- Wilber-2: Lifespan Evolution, the Pre-Trans Fallacy, and the Historical Evolution of Consciousness (1980-1982) -- Involution -- Multiple Levels of Individual Evolution -- The Pre-Trans Fallacy -- Transformation vs. Translation -- Jean Gebser: The History of Consciousness and Culture -- Wilber-3: Lines of Development, the Spectrum of Pathology, and the Beginnings of a New Paradigm (1983-1993) -- Psychopathology and Types of Treatment -- New Paradigms -- Wilber-4, -5, and Beyond: All Quadrants, All Levels (1995-the present) -- The Wilber-Combs Lattice -- Summing Up: Wilber's Legacy to Transpersonal Psychology -- Notes -- References -- 10 Transpersonal Philosophy: The Participatory Turn -- Philosophies and Theoretical Orientations -- Perennial Philosophy -- Integral Philosophy: A Viable Alternative? -- Participatory Philosophy -- Conclusion -- References -- 11 Transpersonal Self-Expansiveness as a Scientific Construct -- Self-Expansiveness as a Scientific Construct -- The Self-Expansiveness Level Form -- Concerns with Identification in the Construct and Measure of Self-Expansiveness -- Transpersonal Praxis: Implications for Assessment and Therapy -- Concluding Thoughts -- References -- 12 Neuroscience and the Transpersonal -- Fundamentals: On Explanatory and Methodological Pluralism -- Neural and Cognitive Correlates of Spiritual Practice -- Models of Mind in Neuroscience and Mysticism: Potential for Integration -- Neuroscience and Esotericism -- Note -- References.Part III Transpersonal Methodologies -- 13 Transpersonal Research and Future Directions -- Overview of Research Methods Used in Transpersonal Research -- Quantitative Approaches to Transpersonal Research -- Qualitative Approaches to Transpersonal Research -- Mixed Methods and Modern Modeling Methods Research -- Transpersonal Approaches to Research -- Intuitive Inquiry -- Five Cycles of Hermeneutic Interpretation -- Integral Inquiry -- Organic Inquiry -- Researcher Preparedness and Transpersonal Skills -- Future Directions for Transpersonal Research -- Note -- References -- 14 Neurophenomenology: Enhancing the Experimental and Cross-Cultural Study of Brain and Experience -- Consciousness and Phenomenology -- Neurophenomenology: Origin and Meaning of the Concept -- Neurophenomenology: The Cognitive Neurophenomenologists -- Neurophenomenology: The Cultural Neurophenomenologists -- Neurophenomenologies -- Necessity of Mature Contemplation -- Neurophenomenology of Time Consciousness -- Cultural Neurophenomenology -- Cultural Neurophenomenology of Time-Consciousness -- Cultural Neurophenomenology of Lucid Dreaming -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 15 Quantitative Assessment of Transpersonal and Spiritual Constructs -- Arguments Supporting the Quantitative Assessment of Spiritual and Transpersonal Concepts -- Available Instrumentation -- Scientific Knowledge Derived Through Spiritual and Transpersonal Measures -- Research Trends in the Literature -- Recommendations for Future Research -- Conclusion -- Note -- References -- 16 The Role of Science in Transpersonal Psychology: The Advantages of Middle-Range Theory -- Theory and Science -- Scope of Theory -- Concepts and Constructs -- Why Transpersonal Psychology Should Be Scientific -- What Is Left for Transpersonal Psychology to Study? -- Conclusion -- References.17 Philosophical Underpinnings of Transpersonal Psychology as a Science -- A Brief Overview of Conventional Science -- Science is a Philosophy and More -- Measurement, Quantification, and Science -- Science and Transpersonal Psychology -- Considerations for Furthering Transpersonal Science -- Is Ontological Materialism a Requirement for Science? -- The Problem of Goodness-of-Fit -- Quantitative Methods in Transpersonal Research -- An Example of Transpersonal Science as Applied to Measurement -- Conclusion -- References -- Part IV Transpersonal Experiences -- 18 Exploring the Nature of Exceptional Human Experiences: Recognizing, Understanding, and Appreciating EHEs -- Background -- What are EHEs? -- EHEs Narratives -- Nature-Related Experience -- Channeling -- Out-of-Body Experiences, Past Life Recall, and Other EHEs -- Encounter/Apparition Experience -- Peak Experience -- Spontaneous Healing Experience -- Desolation/Nadir Experiences -- Theoretical Issues -- The "EHE Process" -- The Role of Disclosure -- The "Broaden and Build" Theory of Positive Emotion -- Need-Related Theory of EHEs -- Transpersonal Theory of Participatory Events -- Relevant Research Findings -- Spirituality and Well-being -- Social Relevance -- Triggers, Concomitants, and Aftereffects -- Disclosure and Well-being -- "Broaden and Build" with EHEs -- Life and Work Impacts -- Meaning Making -- Practical nature of EHEs -- References -- 19 Psychedelic-Induced Experiences -- Dimension of Psychedelic Experience -- Psychedelic Effects -- Theories of Psychedelic Action -- Explanatory Mechanisms -- Summary and Conclusions -- Future Directions for Psychedelic Research -- Notes -- References -- 20 Near-Death Experiences and Transpersonal Psychology: Focus on Helping Near-Death Experiencers -- Incidence: How Common are NDEs? -- Demographics -- Cross-Cultural Research -- NDE Aftereffects.Positive Long-Term Aftereffects.The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Transpersonal Psychology presents the most inclusive resource yet published on this topic - which seeks to benefit humanity by integrating ancient wisdom and modern knowledge. Features the work of more than fifty leading voices in the field, creating the most comprehensive survey of transpersonal psychology yet published Includes emerging and established perspectives Charts the breadth and diversity of the transpersonal landscape Covers topics including shamanism, neurobiology, holotropic states, transpersonal experiences, and more.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
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