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Illness as many narratives : arts, medicine and culture

Illness as many narratives : arts, medicine and culture

Author: Stella Bolaki
Publisher: Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press [2016] © 2016
Edition/Format:   Computer file : EnglishView all editions and formats
Provides an understanding of the complex contribution illness narratives make to contemporary culture and the emergent field of Critical Medical Humanities.
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Bolaki, Stella
Illness as many narratives
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2016
vii, 255 Seiten
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stella Bolaki
ISBN: 9781474402422 1474402429 9781474402439 1474402437 9781474411516 1474411517
OCLC Number: 965150311
Description: 1 Online-Ressource : Illustrationen.
Contents: Introduction: illness as many narratives --
Re-covering scarred bodies: reading photography --
Artists' books in the medical community --
Performance medicine and radical pedagogy --
Collaborative film as terminal care --
Messy confrontations: theatre and expert knowledge --
Animated documentary and mental health --
Afterword: #illness.
Responsibility: Stella Bolaki.


Illness narratives have become a cultural phenomenon in the Western world but in what ways can they be seen to have aesthetic, ethical and political value? Through reading this book you will gain an  Read more...


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