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The Resource Treatments : language, politics, and the culture of illness, Lisa Diedrich

Treatments : language, politics, and the culture of illness, Lisa Diedrich

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Treatments : language, politics, and the culture of illness
Title
Treatments
Title remainder
language, politics, and the culture of illness
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Diedrich
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Lisa Diedrich considers illness narratives, demonstrating that these texts not only recount symptoms but also describe illness as an event that reflects wider cultural contexts, including race, gender, class, and sexuality. Looking at narratives including Susan Sontag's Illness As Metaphor, Audre Lorde's The Cancer Journals, and Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's White Glasses, Diedrich demonstrates how language both captures and fails to capture these scenes of loss
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Treatments : language, politics, and the culture of illness, Lisa Diedrich
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Treatments : language, politics, and the culture of illness, Lisa Diedrich
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.cttttj38
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-216) and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Becoming-patient : negotiating healing, desire, and belonging in doctors' narratives
  • 5.
  • Between two deaths : practices of witnessing
  • Conclusion : Toward an ethics of failure
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Introduction : Doing treatments
  • 1.
  • Patients and biopower : disciplined bodies, regularized populations, and subjugated knowledges
  • 2.
  • Politicizing patienthood : ideas, experience, and affect
  • 3.
  • Stories for and against the self : breast cancer narratives from the United States and Britain
  • 4.
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1 online resource (xxiv, 224 pages)
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9780816654154
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remote

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