New Narratives for a New Century: Comedy, Romance, Mystery and Tragedy in the Helping Professions

  • John A. Kayser Associate Professor, Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver

Abstract

The article is a reflection on the question "what kinds of narratives do the helping professions need to develop in the twenty-first century?" The possibilities and prospects of employing various genre from modern literature are explored. Examples from the author's personal and professional life story are offered as illustrations.Copyright of Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping is theproperty of Cleveland State University and its content may not be copied oremailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyrightholder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, oremail articles for individual use.

Author Biography

John A. Kayser, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver
Editor of "Writing Narratives"
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