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Illness as metaphor ; and, AIDS and its metaphors
Illness as metaphor ; and, AIDS and its metaphors
Sontag, Susan, 1933-20042005
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As a cancer patient in the 1970s, Susan Sontag wrote 'Illness as a Metaphor' to show how the metaphors and myths surrounding certain illnesses, especially cancer, add greatly to the suffering of the patients. The second essay extends the argument to the AIDS pandemic.
Imprint:
London : Penguin, 2002.
Collation:
180 p. ; 20 cm.
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Notes:
Originally published: 1991.
ISBN:
9780141187129 (pbk)
Dewey class:
616.9792001616.9792
Language:
English
BRN:
1471756
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