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Death Education in the Writing Classroom (Death, Value and Meaning Series)Death is often encountered in English courses―Hamlet’s death, celebrity death, death from the terrorist attacks on 9/11―but students rarely have the opportunity to write about their own experiences with death. In Death Education in the Writing Classroom, Jeffrey Berman shows how college students can write safely about dying, death, and bereavement. The book is based on an undergraduate course on love and loss that Berman taught at the University at Albany in 2008. Part 1, “Diaries,” is…

Fates and Furies: A NovelDeath is often encountered in English courses―Hamlet’s death, celebrity death, death from the terrorist attacks on 9/11―but students rarely have the opportunity to write about their own experiences with death. In Death Education in the Writing Classroom, Jeffrey Berman shows how college students can write safely about dying, death, and bereavement. The book is based on an undergraduate course on love and loss that Berman taught at the University at Albany in 2008. Part 1, “Diaries,” is…

Writing Out the Storm: Reading and Writing Your Way Through Serious Illness or InjuryThis powerful and deeply inspirational handbook is for anyone coping with serious illness or injury-be it theirs or that of a loved one-who wants and needs to help themselves through the healing process. Offering her own experience with breast cancer, as well as stories from other authors who have suffered from illnesses or severe injuries-from Stephen King to Lance Armstrong-Abercrombie encourages readers to write what is in their hearts and to benefit from the power of shared experience. Usin…

When Death Goes Pop: Death, Media and the Remaking of CommunityScholars, educators, health professionals, and activists from a variety of fields have struggled with one of the most significant questions of contemporary life: How do we rescue the experience of death and dying from the mire of fear, denial, and secrecy that it has been associated with for the better part of a century? In When Death Goes Pop, Charlton D. McIlwain describes a striking emerging shift in the way that death is represented in such omnipresent forms of media as television – a shif…

Death in the Classroom: Writing about Love and LossShows how death education can be brought from the healing professions to the literature classroom.In Death in the Classroom, Jeffrey Berman writes about Love and Loss, the course that he designed and taught two years after his wife’s death, in which he explored with his students the literature of bereavement. Berman, building on his previous courses that emphasized self-disclosing writing, shows how his students wrote about their own experiences with love and loss, how their writing aff…

The Lazarus Case: Life-and-Death Issues in Neonatal Intensive Care (Medicine and Culture)In this new, startlingly original book, John D. Lantos weaves a compelling story that captures the dilemmas of modern medical practice. The Lazarus Case: Life-and-Death Issues in Neonatal Intensive Care begins with a fictional malpractice case―an amalgam of typical cases in which Lantos appeared as an expert witness―and uses it as the framework for addressing the ethical issues surrounding neonatal intensive care. Lantos draws on his experience in neonatal medicine, pediatrics, and medical …

Death Education in the Writing Classroom (Death, Value & Meaning Series) (Death, Value, and Meaning) by Jeffrey Berman (2011-09-07)In this new, startlingly original book, John D. Lantos weaves a compelling story that captures the dilemmas of modern medical practice. The Lazarus Case: Life-and-Death Issues in Neonatal Intensive Care begins with a fictional malpractice case―an amalgam of typical cases in which Lantos appeared as an expert witness―and uses it as the framework for addressing the ethical issues surrounding neonatal intensive care. Lantos draws on his experience in neonatal medicine, pediatrics, and medical …

LocomotionFinalist for the National Book AwardWhen Lonnie was seven years old, his parents died in a fire. Now he’s eleven, and he still misses them terribly. And he misses his little sister, Lili, who was put into a different foster home because “not a lot of people want boys-not foster boys that ain’t babies.” But Lonnie hasn’t given up. His foster mother, Miss Edna, is growing on him. She’s already raised two sons and she seems to know what makes them tick. And his teacher, Ms. Marcus, is showing him w…

Gooney Bird Is So Absurd (Gooney Bird Greene)The fourth hilarious title in Lowis Lowry’s popular Gooney Bird series! It’s a cold January at the Watertower Elementary School—the perfect weather for Gooney Bird Greene to break out her special brain-warming hat! It’s a good thing she has one. Gooney Bird’s brain will need to be as warm as possible this month, because Mrs. Pidgeon is teaching her class about poetry. Who knew there could be so many different ways to write a poem? Haikus, couplets, limericks—Mrs. Pidgeon’s students soon …

The Gondolier of Death - Language Course Italian Level A2: A crime novel and tourist guide through Venice (Italian Edition)Annika and her boyfriend Andrea spend a couple of days in Venice, one of the most romantic cities in the world. They attend a ball during the famous Venetian carnival.The evening among famous and influential guests carries on like a fairy tale for the young British girl. But a sudden death spoils the mood. What has happened and why? Annika will try to solve the mystery.The book also contains several entertaining exercises, which will help you learn faster: “Read & Learn”, Focus on Grammar, Solut…