Transforming tales [electronic resource] : how stories can change people / Rob Parkinson.
- London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009.
1 online resource (340 p.)
- Narrative therapy.
- Electronic books.
- This book reveals the true impact of stories on our lives and how stories can create feelings of hope, take away psychological distress and even stimulate the immune system. It contains over 90 short stories, and allows readers to understand the patterns storytellers use to captivate attention and how truths are often encapsulated in stories.
- FRONT COVER; Transforming Tales: How Stories CanChange People; Contents; TABLE OF STORIES; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; 1. The Natural Storyteller; 2. The Spanish Game: Guided Imagery andStories; 3. The Way You Tell 'Em: The Art and Craft ofOral Storytelling; 4. Traditional Ways of Storytelling; 5. Marvellous Miniatures: Making ShortMetaphors; 6. New Lamps for Old: Transposing Stories; 7. Traps and Treasures: Symbols, Storieswithin Stories and Metaphorical Literacy; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; SUBJECT INDEX; AUTHOR INDEX; back cover
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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