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The art of play : an adult's guide to reclaiming imagination and spontaneity

Author: Adam Blatner; Allee Blatner
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Human Sciences Press, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A practical handbook in the science and art of play. At every step of the way, the book gives the underpinning for the practice of play in its many various applications.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blatner, Adam.
Art of play.
New York, N.Y. : Human Sciences Press, ©1988
(OCoLC)647117322
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Blatner; Allee Blatner
ISBN: 0898853591 9780898853599 0898853559 9780898853551
OCLC Number: 14904698
Description: 203 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The psychology and philosophy of play --
The pleasures of paradox further reflections on the psychology of play --
The benefits of play --
An orientation to the art of play --
The extended session--an example --
Fundamentals of enactment --
Elaborating roles --
Using dramatic techniques --
Integrating other dimensions of spontaneity --
The inhibition of play --
Reality and fantasy --
Play's vulnerability to judgment --
Applying sociodramatic methods i education --
Spontaneity, playfulness, and psychotherapy --
The spirit of play --
The future of play.
Responsibility: Adam Blatner, Allee Blatner.

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