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Stephen K. Levine - Trauma, Tragedy, Therapy: The Arts and Human Suffering - 9781843105121 - V9781843105121
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Trauma, Tragedy, Therapy: The Arts and Human Suffering

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Description for Trauma, Tragedy, Therapy: The Arts and Human Suffering Paperback. Stephen K. Levine's 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. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: MMJT; MQTC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 153 x 12. Weight in Grams: 290.

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 the chaos and fragmentation inherent ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
Number of Pages
208
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781843105121
SKU
V9781843105121
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-10

About Stephen K. Levine
Stephen K. Levine is Professor Emeritus of Social Science at York University (Toronto), Vice-Provost and Dean of the Doctoral Program in Expressive Arts Therapy, Education, Consulting and Social Change at the European Graduate School on Switzerland and Co-Director of ISIS-Canada, a training programme in expressive arts therapy. He has earned doctorates in philosophy and anthropology from the New School for ... Read more

Reviews for Trauma, Tragedy, Therapy: The Arts and Human Suffering
This is a brilliant book...those who love to search for meaning in a meaningleess world will find much to ponder on in this book.
The Independent Practitioner Stephen K. Levine's TRAUMA, TRAGEDY, THERAPY: THE ARTS AND HUMAN SUFFERING provides a powerful exploration of the nature of trauma and how the arts and arts therapies can help...His challeneges popular psychological ... Read more

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