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Title Stories of illness and healing : women write their bodies / edited by Sayantani DasGupta & Marsha Hurst
Imprint Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, c2007
book jacket
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 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  616.0082 St746 2007    AVAILABLE  -  30500101536459
Descript xiii, 329 p. ; 24 cm
Series Literature and medicine ; 10
Literature and medicine (Kent, Ohio) ; 10
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
The Gendered Nature of Illness / Sayantani DasGupta and Marsha Hurst -- The history of women's illness narratives: private relationships, public voices / Marsha Hurst and Sayantani DasGupta -- Narratives of Body and Self: The Experience of Illness -- Faith / Laurie Stroblas -- The female voice in illness: a antidote to alienation, a call for connection / Patricia Stanley -- Dissection / Robyn Desantis Ringler -- Storm warning / Angelee Deodhar -- The listening room / Lara Birk -- My so-called lungs / Laura Rothenberg -- Nuts / Xan L. Roberti -- Crazy for life: a true story about living with mental illness / Victoria Maxwell -- Casing the joints: a story of Arthritis / Mary Felstiner -- Narratives of Diagnosis and Treatment: Relationships to the Medical Community -- The negative privilege of women's narratives / Arthur Frank -- Stereotactic biopsy / Amy Haddad -- What if they said? / Amy Haddad -- All patients are political women / Jasmina Tesanovic -- Waiting for a transplant: a meditation / Marcy Perlman Tardio -- Pathology report / Veneta Masson -- I'll take care of it / Jan Feldman -- White coat syndrome / Rebecca A. Pope -- Hospital haiku / Fran Bartkowski -- Give my regrets / Diane Driedger -- Doctor Patel comes to tea / Muriel Murch -- Narratives of Womanhood: Social Constructions of Body, Sexuality, and Reproduction -- The placenta, the pancake: metaphor in medicine / Anne Wenzel -- Anorexia / Cortney Davis -- My brown daughter wants to know / Dawn McGuire -- Adventures of Amelia / Andrea Nicki -- The bag / Edith Wypler Swire -- Distant scars / Marisa Bois -- Hair matters / Regina Arnold -- Symmetrical breasts / Maureen Tolman Flannery -- A dream of living coal / Maureen Tolman Flannery -- Ovary / Bushra Rehman -- So you're going to have a new body / Lynne Sharon Schwartz -- Watching the laparoscopy / Joan Baranow -- Follicles / Joan Baranow -- Choose / Elissa Meites. Narratives of Family Life and Caregiving -- Space and absence in Muscular Dystrophy / Penny Wolfson -- Remembering Dan: excerpts from my journal / Joan Milano -- And then she died / Maggie Hoffman -- Vigils, III / Donna Henderson -- My mother is cleaning / Gail Rosen -- In the dream / Lyn Lifshin -- Blister / Suzanne E.W. Gray -- Silver / Jennie Panchy -- Pure and predictable / Patricia Dunn -- In the bosom of the family: reflections on families and breast cancer / Janet Reibstein -- Narratives of Professional Life and Illness -- It is August 24th / Cortney Davis -- Becoming Flora: when the narrative is our own / Cortney Davis -- Doppelganger / Anne Webster -- The particulars / Fern W. Cohen -- Eight hours / Angelee Deodhar -- My body, my self / C. Sebastian -- A front-row seat / Rachel Naomi Remen -- Leave of absence / Kate Scannell -- Narratives of Advocacy: From the Personal to the Political -- Night shift / Carol Levine -- Sometimes cancer just happens / Judith Nadell -- A case of exhaustion / Marja Morskieft -- The intersection of illness, personality, culture, and social services / Sucheng Chan -- Happiness in quotation marks / Sunita Puri -- Narratives of Advocacy: Activism, Education, and Political Change -- Narratives and advocacy: a gendered connection / Marsha Hurst and Sayantani DasGupta -- Stories from the inside / Kathy Boudin -- Prisoner stories: suffering and death / Nancy Stoller -- Surviving but not quite thriving: women's mental health in East Harlem / Cheryl Harris Sharman -- Teaching about care at the end of life using creative nonfiction monologues / Laurie Rosenblatt -- Narrative house calls and cultural memory: communities of women, communities of presence / Rita Charon.
Subject Women -- Diseases -- Psychological aspects
Patients' writings -- History and criticism
Body image in women
Alt Author DasGupta, Sayantani
Hurst, Marsha
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