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Aging and identity : a humanities perspective

Author: Sara Munson Deats; Lagretta Tallent Lenker
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume examines literary treatments, cinematic depictions, and artistic portraits of ageing from Shakespeare to Hemingway, from Horton Foote to Disney, from Rembrandt to Alice Neale. It also  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Aging and identity.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999
(OCoLC)988748630
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Munson Deats; Lagretta Tallent Lenker
ISBN: 0275964795 9780275964795
OCLC Number: 39733038
Description: x, 256 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Sara Munson Deats, Lagretta Tallent Lenker --
The Aging Male in Literature --
The Dialectic of Aging in Shakespeare's King Lear and The Tempest / Sara Munson Deats --
Shakespeare Teaching Geriatrics: Lear and Prospero as Case Studies in Aged Heterogeneity / Kirk Combe, Kenneth Schmader --
Why? versus Why Not?: Potentialities of Aging in Shaw's Back to Methuselah / Lagretta Tallent Lenker --
Hemingway's Aging Heroes and the Concept of Phronesis / Phillip Sipiora --
Bertrand Russell in His Nineties: Aging and the Problem of Biography / William T. Ross --
The Aging Female in Literature --
Work, Contentment, and Identity in Aging Women in Literature / Rosalie Murphy Baum --
Old Maids and Old Mansions: The Barren Sisters of Hawthorne, Dickens, and Faulkner / Maryhelen C. Harmon --
The Aging Artist: The Sad but Instructive Case of Virginia Woolf / Joanne Trautmann Banks --
Aging in the Community --
The Sacred Ghost: The Role of the Elder(ly) in Native American Literature / David Erben --
Aging and the African-American Community: The Case of Ernest J. Gaines / Charles J. Heglar, Annye L. Refoe --
Aging and the Continental Community: Good Counsel in the Writings of Two Mature European Princesses, Marguerite de Navarre and Madame Palatine / Christine McCall Probes --
Aging and Academe: Caricature or Character / Helen Popovich, Deborah Noonan --
Aging and the Public Schools: Visits of Charity--The Young Look at the Old / Ralph M. Cline --
Aging in the Fine and Popular Arts --
Aging and Contemporary Art / Linnea S. Dietrich.
Responsibility: edited by Sara Munson Deats and Lagretta Tallent Lenker.

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