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Illness as Metaphor ; And, AIDS and Its Metaphors

Sontag, Susan (Book - 1990 )
Illness as Metaphor ; And, AIDS and Its Metaphors
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Two essays address how the myths surrounding certain illnesses, especially cancer and AIDS, can add to a patient's suffering and even inhibit someone from seeking treatment.
Authors: Sontag, Susan, 1933-2004
Uniform Title: Illness as metaphor
Title: Illness as metaphor ; and, AIDS and its metaphors
Publisher: New York : Picador USA, 1990, c1989
Edition: 1st Picador USA ed
Characteristics: 183 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Susan Sontag
Notes: Reprint (2nd work). Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1989
Reprint (1st work). Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1978
Summary: Two essays address how the myths surrounding certain illnesses, especially cancer and AIDS, can add to a patient's suffering and even inhibit someone from seeking treatment.
Additional Contributors: Sontag, Susan - AIDS and its metaphors - 1933-2004
ISBN: 0312420137
9780312420130
Branch Call Number: 809.933 S699ia 1990
Subject Headings: Cancer in literature Tuberculosis in literature Metaphor AIDS (Disease) Social aspects
Topical Term: Cancer in literature
Tuberculosis in literature
Metaphor
AIDS (Disease)
LCCN: 89023347
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