Apocalyptic Dread

Apocalyptic Dread Author Kirsten Moana Thompson
ISBN-10 9780791480335
Year 2012-02-01
Pages 207
Language en
Publisher SUNY Press
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The power and presence of dread in recent American cinema.

Symbols in Structure and Function Volume 2

Symbols in Structure and Function  Volume 2 Author Charles A. Sarnoff
ISBN-10 9781462800513
Year 2003-10-17
Pages 260
Language en
Publisher Xlibris Corporation
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This is the second unit of three devoted to an explication of the structure and function of symbols. In this unit the emphasis is on the psychotherapeutic use of symbols. The following topics are covered. Ch-1 SYMBOLS AND MENTAL ILLNESS Ch-2 SYMBOL THEORY APPLIED Ch-3 REGRESSIVE SYMBOLIZATION : Psychotic Ch-4 REGRESSIVE SYMBOLIZATION : Neurotic Ch-5 REGRESSIVE SYMBOLIZATION : Psychosomatic Ch-6 PSYCHOANALYTIC SYMBOLS AND TRANSFERENCE Ch-7 THE USE DURING CHILD PSYCHOTHERAPY OF THE SYMBOLS THAT OCCUR IN FANTASIES AND DREAMS

Off the Clock

Off the Clock Author Roni Loren
ISBN-10 9780425278543
Year 2016-01-05
Pages 432
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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"Marin Rush loves studying sex. Doing it? That's another story. In the research lab, Marin's lack of practical knowledge didn't matter, but now that she's landed a job at The Grove, a high end, experimental sex therapy institute, she can't ignore the fact that the person most in need of sexual healing may be her. Dr. Donovan West, her new hotshot colleague, couldn't agree more. Donovan knows that Marin's clients are going to eat her alive unless she gets some hands-on experience. And if she fails at the job, he can say good-bye to a promotion, so he assigns her a list of R-rated tasks to prepare her for the wild clientele of The Grove's X-wing. But some of those tasks are built for two, and when he finds Marin searching for a candidate to help her check off her list, Donovan decides there's only one man for the job him. As long as they keep their erotic, off-the-clock activities strictly confidential and without strings, no one will get fired or worse, get attached.."--

The Ones Who Got Away

The Ones Who Got Away Author Roni Loren
ISBN-10 1492651400
Year 2018-01-02
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Sourcebooks Casablanca
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"With a unique setup, a swoony hero and a lively cast of characters, The Ones Who Got Away is the best kind of second-chance romance! It's a great read."--SARINA BOWEN, USA Today Bestselling author of Good Boy A fresh new contemporary romance from New York Times and USA Today bestseller Roni Loren that will rock your world. Twelve years ago, tragedy struck the senior class of Long Acre High School. Only a small number of students survived, a group the media dubbed as The Ones Who Got Away. Now, web designer Liv Arias, along with the rest of the survivors, have returned to the small Texas town to tell their stories for a documentary. Which means Liv seeing former star-athlete and old flame Finn Dorsey. A lot happened between them that night and Liv is ready to end their decade-long rift and move on. But when her attempt at closure turns into a steamy kiss, moving on proves much more difficult than either of them thought... Liv's words cut off as Finn got closer. The man approaching was nothing like the boy she'd known. The bulky football muscles had streamlined into a harder, leaner package. The smooth face was now dusted with scruff, and the look in his deep green eyes held no trace of boyish innocence. A thousand things were in those eyes. A thousand things welled up in Liv. Praise for Roni Loren: "Addictive and intense."--RT Book Reviews for Nothing Between Us "The romance is...emotionally satisfying...and the characters are worth rooting for."--Publishers Weekly for Not Until You "What really sets this story apart is the emotional connection between the characters. As they both heal from their pasts, they grow together as a couple."--RT Book Reviews for Caught up in You

Novel Judgements

Novel Judgements Author William P. MacNeil
ISBN-10 9781134046720
Year 2011-09-08
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Routledge
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Novel Judgements is a book about nineteenth century Anglo-American law and literature. But by redefining law as legal theory, Novel judgements departs from ‘socio-legal’ studies of law and literature, often dated in their focus on past lawyering and court processes. This texts ‘theoretical turn’ renders the period’s ‘law-and-literature’ relevant to today’s readers because the nineteenth century novel, when "read jurisprudentially", abounds in representations of law’s controlling concepts, many of which are still with us today. Rights, justice, law’s morality; each are encoded novelistically in stock devices such as the country house, friendship, love, courtship and marriage. In so rendering the public (law) as private (domesticity), these novels expose for legal and literary scholars alike the ways in which law comes to mediate all relationships—individual and collective, personal and political—during the nineteenth century, a period as much under the Rule of Law as the reign of Capital. So these novels pass judgement—a novel judgement—on the extent to which the nineteenth century’s idea of law is collusive with that era’s Capital, thereby opening up the possibility of a new legal theoretical position: that of a critique of the law and a law of critique.

The Persistence of Memory

The Persistence of Memory Author Philip Kuberski
ISBN-10 0520079094
Year 1992-01-01
Pages 145
Language en
Publisher Univ of California Press
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"Held together by a specific vision of memory, these essays put together sources that normally do not come into contact. I like this book a lot."--David B. Morris, author of "The Culture of Pain" "Thought-provoking and even moving. . . . Superior in terms of its poetic acuteness and its range."--Jonathan Boyarin, author of "Polish Jews in Paris: The Ethnography of Memory"

Essays on Gogol

Essays on Gogol Author Susanne Fusso
ISBN-10 0810111918
Year 1994
Pages 291
Language en
Publisher Northwestern University Press
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These fourteen essays reflect the increasingly interdisciplinary character of Russian literature research in general and of the study of Gogol in particular, focusing on specific works, Gogol's own character, and the various approaches to aesthetic, religious, and philosophical issues raised by his writing.

Rest

Rest Author Alex Soojung-Kim Pang
ISBN-10 9780241974346
Year 2016-12-06
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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In our 24-7 global economy, rest feels like a luxury at best and a weakness at worst. We see work and rest as competitors - but what if they're actually partners in a productive, balanced life? Blending rigorous scientific research with examples of writers, painters and thinkers - from Darwin to Stephen King - Silicon Valley futurist and business consultant Alex Soojung-Kim Pang exposes how we've underestimated the power of rest for our success. Though it's as natural as breathing, it's also a skill we can all learn to boost our creativity and productivity. Full of tips for upping our downtime, from sleep to hobbies to vacation, Rest is a new roadmap for finding renewed energy and inspiration, and getting more done.

Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis

Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis Author Sigmund Freud
ISBN-10 0871401185
Year 1977
Pages 500
Language en
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
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In reasoned progression he outlined core psychoanalytic concepts, such as repression, free association and libido. Of the various English translations of Freud's major works to appear in his lifetime, only one was authorized by Freud himself: The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud under the general editorship of James Strachey.Freud approved the overall editorial plan, specific renderings of key words and phrases, and the addition of valuable notes, from bibliographical and explanatory. Many of the translations were done by Strachey himself; the rest were prepared under his supervision. The result was to place the Standard Edition in a position of unquestioned supremacy over all other existing versions.Newly designed in a uniform format, each new paperback in the Standard Edition opens with a biographical essay on Freud's life and work —along with a note on the individual volume—by Peter Gay, Sterling Professor of History at Yale.

Beyond Pleasure and Pain

Beyond Pleasure and Pain Author E. Tory Higgins
ISBN-10 9780199313990
Year 2011-10-11
Pages 576
Language en
Publisher Oxford University Press
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How does motivation work? Scientific research shows that people are motivated to be effective in different ways that go beyond the pursuit of pleasure and the avoidance of pain. In this text, E. Tory Higgins provides a new theory of motivation that argues that people are motivated by the pursuit of value, truth, and control, but the central story to motivation lies in how these elements work together.

The Unconscious

The Unconscious Author Sigmund Freud
ISBN-10 9780141915487
Year 2005-09-29
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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One of Freud's central achievements was to demonstrate how unacceptable thoughts and feelings are repressed into the unconscious, from where they continue to exert a decisive influence over our lives. This volume contains a key statement about evidence for the unconscious, and how it works, as well as major essays on all the fundamentals of mental functioning. Freud explores how we are torn between the pleasure principle and the reality principle, how we often find ways both to express and to deny what we most fear, and why certain men need fetishes for their sexual satisfaction. His study of our most basic drives, and how they are transformed, brilliantly illuminates the nature of sadism, masochism, exhibitionism and voyeurism.