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Illness and the limits of expression

Author: Kathlyn Conway
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2007.
Series: Conversations in medicine and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exploring illness, writing, and the limits of language, this psychoanalytic, and philosophical treatise investigates the failings of standard survivor literature by asking how language can be used to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Conway, Kathlyn.
Illness and the limits of expression.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608397012
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kathlyn Conway
ISBN: 9780472116195 0472116193
OCLC Number: 141178143
Description: x, 158 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The cultural story of triumph --
Character : the damaged self --
Plot : the disrupted life --
Searching for a language --
Narrative form --
Endings.
Series Title: Conversations in medicine and society.
Responsibility: by Kathlyn Conway.
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