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Recovering bodies : illness, disability, and life-writing

Author: G Thomas Couser
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1997.
Series: Wisconsin studies in American autobiography.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text focuses on the writing by and about people with illness or disability. Couser shows that these books are not primarily records of medical conditions; they are a means for individuals to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Personal Narratives
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Couser, G. Thomas.
Recovering bodies.
Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1997
(DLC) 97011952
(OCoLC)36817070
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G Thomas Couser
ISBN: 0585136181 9780585136189 9780299155636 0299155633 9780299155605 0299155609 9780299155643 0299155641
OCLC Number: 44961142
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 314 pages).
Series Title: Wisconsin studies in American autobiography.
Responsibility: G. Thomas Couser.

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