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Treatments : language, politics, and the culture of illness

Author: Lisa Diedrich
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2007.
Series: JSTOR EBA.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Diedrich, Lisa.
Treatments.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007001734
(OCoLC)82367652
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Diedrich
ISBN: 9780816654154 0816654158
OCLC Number: 191735319
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 224 pages)
Contents: 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. 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.
Series Title: JSTOR EBA.
Responsibility: Lisa Diedrich.
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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.

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