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The Resource Recovering bodies : illness, disability, and life-writing, G. Thomas Couser ; with a foreword by Nancy Mairs

Recovering bodies : illness, disability, and life-writing, G. Thomas Couser ; with a foreword by Nancy Mairs

Label
Recovering bodies : illness, disability, and life-writing
Title
Recovering bodies
Title remainder
illness, disability, and life-writing
Statement of responsibility
G. Thomas Couser ; with a foreword by Nancy Mairs
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A compelling look at personal narratives of HIV/AIDS, breast cancer paralysis, and deafness
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Couser, G. Thomas
Dewey number
616/.001/9
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
R726.5
LC item number
.C73 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Wisconsin studies in American autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sick
  • People with disabilities
  • Sick
  • People with disabilities
  • Autobiography
  • Biography as a literary form
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Disabled Persons
  • Persons With Hearing Impairments
Label
Recovering bodies : illness, disability, and life-writing, G. Thomas Couser ; with a foreword by Nancy Mairs
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Nancy Mairs -- 1. Introduction: Human Conditions -- Illness, Disability, and Life Writing -- 2. Medical Discourse and Subjectivity -- 3. Self-Reconstruction: Personal Narratives of Breast Cancer -- 4. HIV/AIDS and Its Stories -- 5. Crossing (Out) the Border: Autobiography and Physical Disability -- 6. Signs of Life: Deafness and Personal Narrative -- 7. Epilogue: The Value of Body Stories -- Titles in Wisconsin Studies in American Autobiography
Control code
36817070
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 314 pages
Isbn
9780299155643
Isbn Type
(paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
97011952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Recovering bodies : illness, disability, and life-writing, G. Thomas Couser ; with a foreword by Nancy Mairs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Nancy Mairs -- 1. Introduction: Human Conditions -- Illness, Disability, and Life Writing -- 2. Medical Discourse and Subjectivity -- 3. Self-Reconstruction: Personal Narratives of Breast Cancer -- 4. HIV/AIDS and Its Stories -- 5. Crossing (Out) the Border: Autobiography and Physical Disability -- 6. Signs of Life: Deafness and Personal Narrative -- 7. Epilogue: The Value of Body Stories -- Titles in Wisconsin Studies in American Autobiography
Control code
36817070
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 314 pages
Isbn
9780299155643
Isbn Type
(paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
97011952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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