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One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest Book
Author : Ken Kesey
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2002-12-31
ISBN : 1101126760
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition of a counterculture classic, and the inspiration for the new Netflix original series Ratched, with a foreword by Chuck Palahniuk Boisterous, ribald, and ultimately shattering, Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel has left an indelible mark on the literature of our time. Now in a new deluxe edition with a foreword by Chuck Palahniuk and cover by Joe Sacco, here is the unforgettable story of a mental ward and its inhabitants, especially the tyrannical Big Nurse Ratched and Randle Patrick McMurphy, the brawling, fun-loving new inmate who resolves to oppose her. We see the struggle through the eyes of Chief Bromden, the seemingly mute half-Indian patient who witnesses and understands McMurphy’s heroic attempt to do battle with the powers that keep them all imprisoned. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest Book
Author : Dale Wasserman,Ken Kesey
Publisher : Concord Theatricals
Release : 1974
ISBN : 9780573613432
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

During his fraudulent stay at a mental institution, a charming rogue invokes the head nurse's antagonism by inciting revolution among the inmates

One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest Book
Author : Ken Kesey
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2012-01-19
ISBN : 067002323X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Ken Kesey's bracing, inslightful novel about the meaning of madness and the value of self-reliance, and the inspiration for the new Netflix original series Ratched Boisterous, ribald, and ultimately shattering, Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest has left an indelible mark on the literature of our time. Turning conventional notions of sanity and insanity on their heads, the novel tells the unforgettable story of a mental ward and its inhabitants, especially tyrannical Big Nurse Ratched and Randle Patrick McMurphy, the brawling, fun-loving new inmate who resolves to oppose her. We see the story through the eyes of Chief Bromden, the seemingly mute half-Indian patient who witnesses and understands McMurphy's heroic attempt to do battle with the powers that keep them all imprisoned. Hailed upon its publication as "a glittering parable of good and evil" (The New York Times Book Review) and "a roar of protest against middlebrow society's Rules and the invisible Rulers who enforce them" (Time), Kesey's powerful book went on to sell millions of copies and remains as bracing and insightful today as when it was first released. This new deluxe hardcover edition commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the original publication of the novel on February 1, 1962, and will be a must have for any literature lover.

Study Guide to One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest by Ken Kesey

Study Guide to One Flew Over the Cuckoo   s Nest by Ken Kesey Book
Author : Intelligent Education
Publisher : Influence Publishers
Release : 2020-02-15
ISBN : 1645423018
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Ken Kesey’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, which was an immediate critical success upon its release in 1964. As a novel of the late 1900s, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest was a product of Kesey's drug stimulated imagination, and much of the original material was written under the influence of LSD and peyote which Kesey took to induce in himself a state of mind similar to that of his narrator, the schizophrenic Indian Chief Broom. Moreover, Time magazine called it "a roar of protest against middlebrow society's Rules and the invisible Rulers who enforce them." This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Kesey’s classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work - Character Summaries - Plot Guides - Section and Chapter Overviews - Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

Women in Literature

Women in Literature Book
Author : Michael B. Snyder
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Release : 2003
ISBN : 9780313313462
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Looks at gender-related themes in ninety-six of the most frequently taught works of fiction, including "Anna Karenina," "Brave New World," "Great Expectations," and "Lord of the Flies."

Engaging Film Criticism

Engaging Film Criticism Book
Author : Walter Metz
Publisher : Peter Lang
Release : 2004
ISBN : 9780820474038
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Engaging Film Criticism examines recent American cinema in relationship to its «imaginative intertexts», films from earlier decades that engage similar political and cultural themes. This historical encounter provides an unexpected and exciting way of reading popular contemporary films. Eclectic pairings include the Schwarzenegger action film True Lies with the Hitchcock classic North by Northwest, as well as the lampooned Will Smith comedy Wild, Wild West with Buster Keaton's silent feature The General. Using a theoretically and historically informed brand of criticism, Engaging Film Criticism suggests that today's Hollywood cinema is every bit as worthy of study as the classics.

Classrooms in the Crossfire

Classrooms in the Crossfire Book
Author : Robert M. O'Neil
Publisher : Indiana University Press
Release : 1981
ISBN : 9780253179333
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Discusses the legal issues and social implications of the clash between First Amendment rights and community standards in the public schools

Alienation

Alienation Book
Author : Harold Bloom,Blake Hobby
Publisher : Infobase Publishing
Release : 2009-01-01
ISBN : 143811916X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Provides an examination of the use of alienation in classic literary works.

Nightmare Factories

Nightmare Factories Book
Author : Troy Rondinone
Publisher : JHU Press
Release : 2019-09-24
ISBN : 1421432684
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Drawing from fictional and real accounts, movies, personal interviews, and tours of mental hospitals both active and defunct, Rondinone uncovers a story at once familiar and bizarre, where reality meets fantasy in the foggy landscape of celluloid and pulp.

The Hippie Narrative

The Hippie Narrative Book
Author : Scott MacFarlane
Publisher : McFarland
Release : 2015-01-24
ISBN : 9780786481194
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The Hippie movement of the 1960s helped change modern societal attitudes toward ethnic and cultural diversity, environmental accountability, spiritual expressiveness, and the justification of war. With roots in the Beat literary movement of the late 1950s, the hippie perspective also advocated a bohemian lifestyle which expressed distaste for hypocrisy and materialism yet did so without the dark, somewhat forced undertones of their predecessors. This cultural revaluation which developed as a direct response to the dark days of World War II created a counterculture which came to be at the epicenter of an American societal debate and, ultimately, saw the beginnings of postmodernism. Focusing on 1962 through 1976, this book takes a constructivist look at the hippie era’s key works of prose, which in turn may be viewed as the literary canon of the counterculture. It examines the ways in which these works, with their tendency toward whimsy and spontaneity, are genuinely reflective of the period. Arranged chronologically, the discussed works function as a lens for viewing the period as a whole, providing a more rounded sense of the hippie Zeitgeist that shaped and inspired the period. Among the 15 works represented are One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The Crying of Lot 49, Trout Fishing in America, Siddhartha, Stranger in a Strange Land, Slaughterhouse Five and The Fan Man.

The Psychopath in Film

The Psychopath in Film Book
Author : Wayne Wilson
Publisher : University Press of America
Release : 1999
ISBN : 9780761813170
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Declaring that movies grant psychopaths much more power and fascination than they deserve, Wilson (psychology, Stephen F. Austin State U., Nacogdoches, Texas) profiles the various types portrayed, beginning with the computer HAL in 2001. He also discusses evil's imperfections, breach of character, mood and circumstance, the power within, justice, and other aspects. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Book
Author : Ruth Elder,Katie Evans,Debra Nizette
Publisher : Elsevier Australia
Release : 2008-11-07
ISBN : 072953877X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

"The 2nd edition of "Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing" continues to takes its popular holistic approach, helping students and beginning practitioners understand the complex causation of mental illness, its diagnosis, effective interventions and treatments, and the client's experience of mental illness. Written by an experienced team of contributors from Australia and New Zealand, the client and student centred approaches have been enhanced in this edition to focus even more closely on providing students with practical examples and guidance on helpful and transformative communication. New content has also been included on indigenous mental health, mental health education and health promotion."--Provided by publisher.

The Ethical Component of Nursing Education

The Ethical Component of Nursing Education Book
Author : Marcia Sue DeWolf Bosek,Teresa A. Savage
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2007
ISBN : 9780781748773
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This unique text uses hands-on examples and learning exercises to help you apply critical ethical principles to specific nursing challenges while addressing a range of patient populations and settings.

Screenwriting

Screenwriting Book
Author : Paul Gulino
Publisher : A&C Black
Release : 2004-04-27
ISBN : 9780826415684
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The great challenge in writing a feature-length screenplay is sustaining audience involvement from page one through 120. Screenwriting: The Sequence Approach expounds on an often-overlooked tool that can be key in solving this problem. A screenplay can be understood as being built of sequences of about fifteen pages each, and by focusing on solving the dramatic aspects of each of these sequences in detail, a writer can more easily conquer the challenges posed by the script as a whole. The sequence approach has its foundation in early Hollywood cinema (until the 1950s, most screenplays were formatted with sequences explicitly identified), and has been rediscovered and used effectively at such film schools as the University of Southern California, Columbia University and Chapman University. This book exposes a wide audience to the approach for the first time, introducing the concept then providing a sequence analysis of eleven significant feature films made between 1940 and 2000: The Shop Around The Corner / Double Indemnity / Nights of Cabiria / North By Northwest / Lawrence of Arabia / The Graduate / One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest / Toy Story / Air Force One / Being John Malkovich / The Fellowship of the Ring>

Ken Kesey s One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest

Ken Kesey s One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest Book
Author : Harold Bloom
Publisher : Chelsea House
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Presents a collection of critical essays on the novel that analyze its structure, characters, and themes.

The Bitch is Back

The Bitch is Back Book
Author : Sarah Appleton Aguiar,Sarah Appleton
Publisher : SIU Press
Release : 2001
ISBN : 9780809323623
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

When she wrote The Robber Bride, Margaret Atwood created a really villainous villain who happened to be a woman, partly in reaction to the fact that in Western literature the most meaty, wicked, and therefore interesting parts always seemed to go to male characters. Aguiar (English, Murray State U.) cites the beacon shone by Atwood in introducing her study, which discusses the dawning in contemporary literature of "the season of the bitch": a re-evaluation and reclaiming of female toughness, thorniness, and just plain badness in which women characters are also portrayed as more complete, possessed of motivations, and strongly individual. Annotation copyrighted by Book News Inc., Portland, OR

Clinical Ethics on Film

Clinical Ethics on Film Book
Author : M. Sara Rosenthal
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-06-08
ISBN : 3319903748
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book discusses feature films that enrich our understanding of doctor-patient dilemmas. The book comprises general clinical ethics themes and principles and is written in accessible language. Each theme is discussed and illuminated in chapters devoted to a particular film. Chapters start with a discussion of the film itself, which shares details behind the making of the film; box-office and critical reception; casting; and other facts about production. The chapter then situates the film in a history of medicine and medical sociology context before it delves into the clinical ethics issues in the film, and how to use it as a teaching aid for clinical ethics. Readers will understand how each film in this collection served to bring particular clinical ethics issues to the public’s attention or reflected medico-legal issues that were part of the public discourse. The book is a perfect instructor's guide for anyone teaching bioethics, healthcare ethics, medical sociology, medical history, healthcare systems, narrative medicine, or nursing ethics.

Leaders from the 1960s

Leaders from the 1960s Book
Author : David De Leon
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Release : 1994
ISBN : 0313274142
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The radicals and liberals of the 1960s expressed ideas that continue to both attract and repel people decades later. Nostalgia books relive the Woodstock festival and the protests; past Presidents Bush and Reagan remember the era with unease; and scholars skirmish over the meaning of the period. DeLeon is the first to provide information on activists of the period and their continued activities into the 1990s. With major sections on racial democracy, peace and freedom, sexuality and gender, the environment, radical culture, and visions of alternative societies, the book includes entries on a wide selection of nationally prominent personalities of the 1960s. In addition to those who dominated those years, the volume includes earlier activists who came into prominence in the 1960s and those who have come into the limelight since the 1960s. Each entry provides a biographical sketch, but the focus is on the person's basic concepts or the essence of his or her work and the public response it generated. The volume also includes extensive bibliographies on the individuals and the period.

The Great Pretender

The Great Pretender Book
Author : Susannah Cahalan
Publisher : Canongate Books
Release : 2020-01-02
ISBN : 1838851429
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

'Destined to become a popular and important book' Jon Ronson 'Fascinating' Sunday Times In the early 1970s, Stanford professor Dr Rosenhan conducted an experiment, sending sane patients into psychiatric wards; the result of which was a damning paper about psychiatric practises. The ripple effects of this paper helped bring the field of psychiatry to its knees, closing down institutions and changing mental health diagnosis forever. But what if that ground-breaking and now-famous experiment was itself deeply flawed? And what does that mean for our understanding of mental illness today? These are the questions Susannah Cahalan asks in her completely engrossing investigation into this staggering case, where nothing is quite as it seems.

Celluloid Couches Cinematic Clients

Celluloid Couches  Cinematic Clients Book
Author : Jerrold Brandell
Publisher : SUNY Press
Release : 2004-04-29
ISBN : 9780791460818
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Looks at how therapy and the "talking cure" have been portrayed in the movies.