Download ebook Critical Perspectives on Harry Potter – Elizabe Heilman

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Description: This thoroughly revised edition includes updated essays on cultural themes and literary analysis, and its new essays analyze the full scope of the seven-book series as both pop cultural phenomenon and as a set of literary texts. Critical Perspectives on Harry Potter, Second Edition draws on a wider range of intellectual traditions to explore …

Download ebook Death and Sensuality: A Study of Eroticism and the Taboo – Georges Bataille

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Description: Taboo & sacrifice, transgression & language, death & sensuality Bataille pursues these themes with an original, startling perspective. He challenges any single discourse on the erotic. His inquiry ranges from Emily Bronte to Sade, from St. Therese to Claude Levi-Strauss & Dr. Kinsey. Subjects include mystical ecstasy, prostitution, cruelty & organized war. Investigating desire …

Download ebook Family Therapy: Models and Techniques – Janice Matthews Rasheed, Mikal Nazir Rasheed, James A. Marley

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Description: This text will provide a comprehensive overview of traditional and evolving theoretical models of family therapy and intervention techniques. The objective of this text is to enable a student to gain beginning proficiency as a family therapist along with understanding the impact of a client’s race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender issues, age, …

Download ebook A Writer’s Guide to Characterization: Archetypes, Heroic Journeys, and Other Elements of Dynamic Character Development – Victoria Lynn Schmidt

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Description: Develop compelling character arcs using the power of myth!In the best novels, characters undergo dramatic changes that keep readers turning pages. "A Writer’s Guide to Characterization" shows you how to develop such meaningful character arcs in your own work stories of transformation that will resonate with readers long after the story ends. In this …

Download ebook Personality: Contemporary Theory and Research [With Infotrac] – Valerian J. Derlega, Warren H. Jones, Barbara A. Winstead

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Description: The only book of its kind, Derlega, Winstead, and Jones brings together some of today’s most prominent researchers active in personality research today to write for students. The book consists of invited chapters, organized into two main sections around basic issues and research topics. This organization, which mirrors that of scientific journals, acquaints students …

Download ebook Designing Web Interfaces: Principles and Patterns for Rich Interactions – Bill Scott, Theresa Neil

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Description: Want to learn how to create great user experiences on today’s Web? In this book, UI experts Bill Scott and Theresa Neil present more than 75 design patterns for building web interfaces that provide rich interaction. Distilled from the authors’ years of experience at Sabre, Yahoo!, and Netflix, these best practices are grouped into …

Download ebook The Affair – Colette Freedman

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Description: After eighteen years of marriage, Kathy Walker has settled into a pattern of comfortable routines—ferrying her two teenagers between soccer practice and piano lessons, running a film production business with her husband, Robert, and taking care of the beautiful Boston home they share. Then one day, Kathy discovers a suspicious number on her husband’s …