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The wounded storyteller : body, illness, and ethics

The wounded storyteller : body, illness, and ethics

Author: Arthur W Frank
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
"Since it was first published in 1995, The Wounded Storyteller has occupied a unique place in the body of work on illness. Both the collective portrait of a so-called "remission society" of those who suffer from some type of illness or disability and a cogent analysis of their stories within a larger framework of narrative theory, Arthur W. Frank's book has reached a large and diverse readership including the ill,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Frank, Arthur W.
Wounded storyteller.
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2013
(DLC) 2013010117
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur W Frank
ISBN: 9780226067360 022606736X
OCLC Number: 1223263137
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified]: HathiTrust Digital Library. 2020. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 253 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: When bodies need voices --
The body's problems with illness --
Illness as a call for stories --
The restitution narrative --
The chaos narrative --
The quest narrative --
Testimony --
The wound as half opening.
Responsibility: Arthur W. Frank.


Drawing on the work of authors such as Oliver Sacks, Anatole Broyard, Norman Cousins, and Audre Lorde, as well as the people he met during the years he spent among different illness groups, the  Read more...


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