The Wounds That Heal: Heroism and Human Development

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September 2010



This book examines developmental theory in light of heroic narrative and argues that such theory should be adjusted to accommodate the experience of those who are, in many ways, our principal role models, examining figures such as Jane Austen, T. E. Lawrence, Winston Churchill and George S. Patton, Jr.


Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 I. Introduction Chapter 3 II. Defining the Hero Chapter 4 III. Heroism and Human Development Theory Chapter 5 IV. Heroes Real and Imagined Chapter 6 V. Summation Chapter 7 VI. Becoming a Hero Chapter 8 Appendix Chapter 9 Bibliography


Judith A. Schwartz is a writer, lecturer, and university administrator. She served most recently as executive director of the Lifelong Learning Institute at Washington University in St. Louis and is currently an adjunct assistant professor of psychological sciences at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Richard B. Schwartz is professor of English at the University of Missouri, Columbia, where he served eight years as dean of the College of Arts and Science. He has also taught at the United States Military Academy, the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Georgetown University, where he served for seventeen years as dean of the graduate school.
EAN: 9780761851790
ISBN: 0761851798
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2010
Seitenanzahl: 190 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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