This Sourcebook provides a substantial anthology of documents for contextualising texts from the Modernist period of Anglo-American literature. The documents are supported by substantial editorial, including an authoritative introduction which outlines key historical events, movements, and literary and cultural issues of the time.
The third edition of this leading text provides a comprehensive guide to literary study. Emphasis has been placed on contextualizing literature and this updated version takes these changes into account by incorporating more material on historical and cultural contexts as well as in-depth discussions on novels, drama and poetry.
Organised to show development in children's literature over time and across genres, this attractively illustrated intorductory guide looks at key British, American and Australian works, from picture books and texts for younger children, through to graphic novels and young adult fiction.
From alien encounters to visions of ghosts, this introduction to anomalistic psychology explores the fascinating area of the psychology of belief in paranormal phenomena. Engaging and accessible, it considers empirical evidence from a variety of psychological perspectives, including from clinical, developmental and cognitive psychology.
Explores the nature of health, and how understandings of the concept relate to professional backgrounds and academic experience. The author maintains a dialogue with the reader, encouraging them to challenge arguments and extend their thinking.
What ought the political role of the intellectual to be? What challenges does the post-structuralist project present for Marxist accounts of the intellectual? This book considers different attempts by Marxist and post-Marxist writers to theorize these and other related questions.
Introduces an innovative approach to nursing practice. Solution-focused nursing is a practical philosophy which emphasizes change at three levels: the client, nursing and society. It teaches three principles: to be cautious of dominant paradigms, to focus not only on problems but solutions too, and to work with and for clients rather than on them.