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READING LITERATURE: READING LITERATURE: THE INTERPRETING OF TEXT

William L Randall and A. Elizabeth McKim

in Reading Our Lives: The poetics of growing old

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195306873
eISBN:
9780199894062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306873.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the nature of reading from the perspectives of both psychology and literary theory. Research into the cognitive and neurological features of reading indicates that we process ... More


Reasonable and Basic Treatment Guidelines

Larry E. Beutler, John F. Clarkin, and Bruce Bongar

in Guidelines for the Systematic Treatment of the Depressed Patient

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195105308
eISBN:
9780199848522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105308.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter defines basic treatment guidelines through a cross-validation of the tentative suggestions provided earlier. The cross-validation ... More


Life in the Big House

Vivien M. L. Miller (ed.)

in Hard Labor and Hard Time: Florida's "Sunshine Prison" and Chain Gangs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813039855
eISBN:
9780813043760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039855.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter contrasts the experiences of the prison farm's employee and inmate communities. Drawing on the oral testimony and published memoirs of those who grew up at the prison as well as on ... More


Maurice Sendak and Picturebook Psychology

Kenneth B. Kidd

in Freud in Oz: At the Intersections of Psychoanalysis and Children's Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675821
eISBN:
9781452947709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675821.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the characteristic of picturebook psychology, which represents and textualizes child play, focusing on author-illustrator Maurice Sendak. Picturebook psychology began with ... More


Mental health nursing in the community

Andrew Walsh and Victoria Taylor

in Fundamentals of Mental Health Nursing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199547746
eISBN:
9780191917745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199547746.003.0014
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

In this chapter you are introduced to two fictional characters, Paul and Molly, who need help with very different problems and who are intended to represent the wide range of emotional difficulties ... More


Death to Gradgrind

Jonathan Rose

in Readers' Liberation: The Literary Agenda

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198723554
eISBN:
9780191916816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723554.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

There has always been a “reading crisis,” at least for the last two hundred years. Up to the end of the nineteenth century critics fretted over the spread of mass literacy, which (they anticipated) ... More


Epilogue: Coping, Well-Being, and the Future of Fiction

Karen E. Shackleford and Cynthia Vinney

in Finding Truth in Fiction: What Fan Culture Gets Right--and Why it's Good to Get Lost in a Story

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190643607
eISBN:
9780190643638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190643607.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The book is wrapped up with an examination of the future of fiction and the future of research on the benefits of engaging with a story. While it’s still in the early stages, research on the positive ... More


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