Film & Performance Studies

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Hymns and the Christian Myth

UBC Press

In Hymns and the Christian Myth, Lionel Adey demonstrates that over the centuries shifts emphasizing particular elements of the Christian faith accord with the interests and concerns of the times in which the hymns were composed.

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Music Therapy in Health and Education

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The twenty-two chapters of this international book reflect the breadth and scope of music therapy practice in the world today. Divided into two areas - clinical practice and research - sections have been ordered according to the chronological ages of the subjects, the dominant presenting problem of the client group, or the approach employed.

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Persona and Performance

The Meaning of Role in Drama, Therapy and Everyday Life

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In Persona and Performance, Robert Landy shows that drama provides not only a metaphor for everyday life, but also a means of self-examination and life-enhancement. Encompassing the full range of human experience, role allows us to conceptualize the personality, which Landy views as a system of roles.

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Music and People with Developmental Disabilities

Music Therapy, Remedial Music Making and Musical Activities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The author describes how music therapists work at child day care centres, adult day care centres and in other institutions. The first chapters cover the history and theory of working with music with people with developmental disabilities. The main body of the book covers discussion of the various methods, including individual and group work.

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Shakespeare as Prompter

The Amending Imagination and the Therapeutic Process

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Prompting is the thematic thread that pervades the pages of this book. Its primary connotation is that of the prompter who is urgently called into action, at moments of anxiety, when narrative begins to fail. The central dynamic issue concerns the amending imagination as a prompting resource which, through creativity and the aesthetic ...

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Music Lessons for Children with Special Needs

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Using music as a medium for communication and development between teacher and pupil, rather than as a subject to be learned, this book responds to the problems of presenting music to children with special needs. It provides a simple and accessible programme of work, allowing the teacher to choose from an array of different lessons.

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