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Book New York Magazine

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  • Release : 1994-09-05
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  • Pages : 88 pages

Download or read book New York Magazine written by and published by . This book was released on 1994-09-05 with total page 88 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.

Book Prozac Nation

Download or read book Prozac Nation written by Elizabeth Wurtzel and published by HarperCollins. This book was released on 2014-11-04 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Elizabeth Wurtzel's New York Times best-selling memoir, with a new afterword "Sparkling, luminescent prose . . . A powerful portrait of one girl's journey through the purgatory of depression and back." —New York Times "A book that became a cultural touchstone." —New Yorker Elizabeth Wurtzel writes with her finger on the faint pulse of an overdiagnosed generation whose ruling icons are Kurt Cobain, Xanax, and pierced tongues. Her famous memoir of her bouts with depression and skirmishes with drugs, Prozac Nation is a witty and sharp account of the psychopharmacology of an era for readers of Girl, Interrupted and Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar.

Book Depression and Narrative

Download or read book Depression and Narrative written by Hilary Clark and published by State University of New York Press. This book was released on 2008-10-09 with total page 277 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Depression and Narrative examines stories of depression in the context of recent scholarship on illness and narrative, which up to this point has largely focused on physical illness and disability. Contributors from a number of disciplinary perspectives address these narrative accounts of depression, by both sufferers and those who treat them, as they appear in memoirs, diaries, novels, poems, oral interviews, fact sheets, blogs, films, and television shows. Together, they explore the stories we tell about depression: its contested causes; its gendering; the transformations in identity that it entails; and the problems it presents for communication, associated as it is with stigma and shame. Unlike certain physical illnesses, such as cancer, depression is stigmatized—sometimes as a nonproblem (the sufferer should "snap out of it") and sometimes as the slippery slope to madness. Thus, depression narratives have their work cut out for them. This book highlights the work these stories do, including bringing meaning to sufferers, explaining depression, justifying therapies and treatments, and reducing the burden of shame—accounting for a suffering that is, in the end, unaccountable.

Book SPIN

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  • Release : 2003-04
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  • Pages : 108 pages

Download or read book SPIN written by and published by . This book was released on 2003-04 with total page 108 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From the concert stage to the dressing room, from the recording studio to the digital realm, SPIN surveys the modern musical landscape and the culture around it with authoritative reporting, provocative interviews, and a discerning critical ear. With dynamic photography, bold graphic design, and informed irreverence, the pages of SPIN pulsate with the energy of today's most innovative sounds. Whether covering what's new or what's next, SPIN is your monthly VIP pass to all that rocks.

Book New York Magazine

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  • Release : 1994-12-19
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  • Pages : 208 pages

Download or read book New York Magazine written by and published by . This book was released on 1994-12-19 with total page 208 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.

Book Springsteen as Soundtrack

    Book Details:
  • Author : Caroline Madden
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 2020-01-29
  • ISBN : 1476672857
  • Pages : 243 pages

Download or read book Springsteen as Soundtrack written by Caroline Madden and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2020-01-29 with total page 243 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A catalog nearly fifty years in the making, Bruce Springsteen's music remains popular and a frequent subject of study yet little critical attention has been given to its inclusion in film and television. This book examines a selection of films and TV shows from the 1980s to the present--including Mask, High Fidelity, The Sopranos and The Wrestler--that feature Springsteen's music on the soundtrack. Relating his thematic preoccupations with religion, the Vietnam War, the promise of the open road, economic disparity and blue-collar malaise, his songs color narrative and articulate the inner lives of characters. This book explores the many on-screen contexts of Springsteen's work from Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. to Springsteen on Broadway.

Book Rhetorical Bodies

Download or read book Rhetorical Bodies written by Jack Selzer and published by Univ of Wisconsin Press. This book was released on 1999 with total page 412 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: What significance does the physical, material body still have in a world of virtual reality and genetic cloning? How do technology and postmodern rhetoric influence our understanding of the body? And how can our discussion of the body affect the way we handle crises in public policy--the politics of race and ethnicity; issues of "family values" that revolve around sexual and gender identities; the choices revolving around reproduction and genome projects, and the spread of disease? Leading scholars in rhetoric and communication, as well as literary and cultural studies, address some of the most important topics currently being discussed in the human sciences. The essays collected here suggest the wide range of public arenas in which rhetoric is operative--from abortion clinics and the World Wide Web to the media's depiction of illiteracy and the Donner Party. These studies demonstrate how the discourse of AIDS prevention or Demi Moore's "beautiful pregnancy" call to mind the physical nature of being human and the ways in which language and other symbols reflect and create the physical world.

Book Running on Ritalin

Download or read book Running on Ritalin written by Lawrence H. Diller and published by Bantam. This book was released on 2009-09-23 with total page 404 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In a book as provocative and newsworthy as Listening to Prozac and Driven to Distraction, a physician speaks out on America's epidemic level of diagnoses for attention deficit disorder, and on the drug that has become almost a symbol of our times: Ritalin. In 1997 alone, nearly five million people in the United States were prescribed Ritalin--most of them young children diagnosed with attention deficit disorder. Use of this drug, which is a stimulant related to amphetamine, has increased by 700 percent since 1990. And this phenomenon appears to be uniquely American: 90 percent of the world's Ritalin is used here. Is this a cause for alarm--or simply the case of an effective treatment meeting a newly discovered need? Important medical advance--or drug of abuse, as some critics claim? Lawrence Diller has written the definitive book about this crucial debate--evenhanded, wide-ranging, and intimate in its knowledge of families, schools, and the pressures of our speeded-up society. As a pediatrician and family therapist, he has evaluated hundreds of children, adolescents, and adults for ADD, and he offers crucial information and treatment options for anyone struggling with this problem. Running on Ritalin also throws a spotlight on some of our most fundamental values and goals. What does Ritalin say about the old conundrums of nature vs. nurture, free will vs. responsibility? Is ADD a disability that entitles us to special treatment? If our best is not good enough, can we find motivation and success in a pill? Is there still a place for childhood in the performance-driven America of the late nineties?

Book Killing Yourself to Live

Download or read book Killing Yourself to Live written by Chuck Klosterman and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2005 with total page 257 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Building on the national bestselling success of "Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs," pop culture writer Klosterman unleashes his best book yet--the story of his cross-country tour of sites where rock stars have died and his search for love, excitement, and the meaning of death.

Book SPIN

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  • Release : 1994-09
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  • Pages : 160 pages

Download or read book SPIN written by and published by . This book was released on 1994-09 with total page 160 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From the concert stage to the dressing room, from the recording studio to the digital realm, SPIN surveys the modern musical landscape and the culture around it with authoritative reporting, provocative interviews, and a discerning critical ear. With dynamic photography, bold graphic design, and informed irreverence, the pages of SPIN pulsate with the energy of today's most innovative sounds. Whether covering what's new or what's next, SPIN is your monthly VIP pass to all that rocks.

Book Prozac Nation

Download or read book Prozac Nation written by Elizabeth Wurtzel and published by . This book was released on 1995 with total page 336 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 'Prozac Nation' gives voice to the high incidence of depression amongst young people who are fully entrenched in the culture of divorce, economic instability and AIDS.

Book Coming of Age in Contemporary American Fiction

Download or read book Coming of Age in Contemporary American Fiction written by Kenneth Millard and published by Edinburgh University Press. This book was released on 2007-04-18 with total page 200 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book explores the ways in which a range of recent American novelists have handled the genre of the 'coming-of-age' novel, or the Bildungsroman. Novels of this genre characteristically dramatise the vicissitudes of growing up and the trials and tribulations of young adulthood, often presented through depictions of immediate family relationships and other social structures. This book considers a variety of different American cultures (in terms of race, class and gender) and a range of contemporary coming-of-age novels, so that aesthetic judgements about the fiction might be made in the context of the social history that fiction represents. A series of questions are asked:* Does the coming-of-age moment in these novels coincide with an interpretation of the 'fall' of America?* What kind of national commentary does it therefore facilitate?* Is the Bildungsroman a quintessentially American genre?* What can it usefully tell us about contemporary American culture? Although the focus is on the conte

Book Orange Coast Magazine

Download or read book Orange Coast Magazine written by and published by . This book was released on 1994-09 with total page 146 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Orange Coast Magazine is the oldest continuously published lifestyle magazine in the region, bringing together Orange County¹s most affluent coastal communities through smart, fun, and timely editorial content, as well as compelling photographs and design. Each issue features an award-winning blend of celebrity and newsmaker profiles, service journalism, and authoritative articles on dining, fashion, home design, and travel. As Orange County¹s only paid subscription lifestyle magazine with circulation figures guaranteed by the Audit Bureau of Circulation, Orange Coast is the definitive guidebook into the county¹s luxe lifestyle.

Book To Fix Or To Heal

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  • Author : Joseph E. Davis
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release : 2016-02-26
  • ISBN : 1479809586
  • Pages : 343 pages

Download or read book To Fix Or To Heal written by Joseph E. Davis and published by NYU Press. This book was released on 2016-02-26 with total page 343 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Do doctors fix patients? Or do they heal them? For all of modern medicine’s many successes, discontent with the quality of patient care has combined with a host of new developments, from aging populations to the resurgence of infectious diseases, which challenge medicine’s overreliance on narrowly mechanistic and technical methods of explanation and intervention, or “fixing’ patients. The need for a better balance, for more humane “healing” rationales and practices that attend to the social and environmental aspects of health and illness and the experiencing person, is more urgent than ever. Yet, in public health and bioethics, the fields best positioned to offer countervailing values and orientations, the dominant approaches largely extend and reinforce the reductionism and individualism of biomedicine. The collected essays in To Fix or To Heal do more than document the persistence of reductionist approaches and the attendant extension of medicalization to more and more aspects of our lives. The contributors also shed valuable light on why reductionism has persisted and why more holistic models, incorporating social and environmental factors, have gained so little traction. The contributors examine the moral appeal of reductionism, the larger rationalist dream of technological mastery, the growing valuation of health, and the enshrining of individual responsibility as the seemingly non-coercive means of intervention and control. This paradigm-challenging volume advances new lines of criticism of our dominant medical regime, even while proposing ways of bringing medical practice, bioethics, and public health more closely into line with their original goals. Precisely because of the centrality of the biomedical approach to our society, the contributors argue, challenging the reductionist model and its ever-widening effects is perhaps the best way to press for a much-needed renewal of our ethical and political discourse.

Book Anxiety Disorders

Download or read book Anxiety Disorders written by Brian Kennedy and published by Greenhaven Publishing LLC. This book was released on 2010-04-12 with total page 112 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: It is estimated that approximately ten percent of teenagers and forty percent of adults suffer from an anxiety disorder of some kind. This collection of essays provides an overview of anxiety disorders and their impact on teens. Chapters examine test anxiety, separation anxiety, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Readers will examine the importance of teen mental health checkups, current treatment opinions, and related controversies. Essay sources include Good Morning America, the Medical College of Wisconsin, and Anxiety Disorders Association of America.

Book New York Magazine

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  • Release : 1994-09-05
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  • Pages : 88 pages

Download or read book New York Magazine written by and published by . This book was released on 1994-09-05 with total page 88 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.

Book Nordic Genre Film

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  • Author : Tommy Gustafsson
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Release : 2015-05-15
  • ISBN : 074869319X
  • Pages : 288 pages

Download or read book Nordic Genre Film written by Tommy Gustafsson and published by Edinburgh University Press. This book was released on 2015-05-15 with total page 288 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Nordic Genre Film offers a transnational approach to studying contemporary genre production in Nordic cinema.