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Trauma, Tragedy, Therapy [electronic resource] : The Arts and Human Suffering

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781843105121Publication details: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009.ISBN:
  • 9780857001931
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Trauma, Tragedy, Therapy : The Arts and Human SufferingDDC classification:
  • 616.891656
LOC classification:
  • RC489.A72 L483 2009
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Contents:
Trauma, Tragedy, Therapy:The Arts and Human Suffering; Contents; Foreword by shaun mcniff; 1 Introduction; Part I: From Trauma to Tragedy; 2 Going to the Ground; 3 Mimetic Wounds; 4 Trauma, Therapy and the Arts; Part II: Chaos into Form; 5 Order and Chaos in Therapy and the Arts; 6Is Order Enough? Is Chaos too Much?; 7The Expressive Body; 8The Second Coming; 9The Art of Despair; 10Researching Imagination - Imagining Research; 11A Fragmented Totality?; Part III: Poiesis after Post-Modernism; 12Poiesis and Praxis; 13Be Like Jacques; 14What Can I Say, Dear, After I Say I'm Sorry?; REFERENCES
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Summary: Stephen K. Levine's new book explores the nature of traumatic experience and the therapeutic role of the arts and arts therapies in responding to it. It suggests that by re-imagining painful and tragic experiences through art-making, we may release their fixity and negative hold on our lives and resist the temptation to assume the role of the victim. Among the many concerns that the book addresses is the damage done by the tendency to adopt stock methods of understanding and superficial explanations for the depths, complexities, wonders, and exasperations of human experience. The book explores
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Trauma, Tragedy, Therapy:The Arts and Human Suffering; Contents; Foreword by shaun mcniff; 1 Introduction; Part I: From Trauma to Tragedy; 2 Going to the Ground; 3 Mimetic Wounds; 4 Trauma, Therapy and the Arts; Part II: Chaos into Form; 5 Order and Chaos in Therapy and the Arts; 6Is Order Enough? Is Chaos too Much?; 7The Expressive Body; 8The Second Coming; 9The Art of Despair; 10Researching Imagination - Imagining Research; 11A Fragmented Totality?; Part III: Poiesis after Post-Modernism; 12Poiesis and Praxis; 13Be Like Jacques; 14What Can I Say, Dear, After I Say I'm Sorry?; REFERENCES

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Stephen K. Levine's new book explores the nature of traumatic experience and the therapeutic role of the arts and arts therapies in responding to it. It suggests that by re-imagining painful and tragic experiences through art-making, we may release their fixity and negative hold on our lives and resist the temptation to assume the role of the victim. Among the many concerns that the book addresses is the damage done by the tendency to adopt stock methods of understanding and superficial explanations for the depths, complexities, wonders, and exasperations of human experience. The book explores