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Brimming with humane and original ideas about a disease and the modern condition, this classic essay and its sequel — written 10 years later — are compassionate exhortations and a liberating event. "Taken together, the two essays are an exemplary demonstration of the power of the intellect in the face of the lethal metaphors of fear." — The Nation

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ISBN:
9780385267052
Subtitle:
and, AIDS and its metaphors
Author:
Sontag, Susan
Publisher:
Doubleday
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Health
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
AIDS & HIV
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
Neoplasms
Subject:
Semiotics & Theory
Subject:
Tuberculosis
Subject:
Metaphor
Subject:
Tuberculosis in literature
Subject:
Cancer in literature
Subject:
Medicine in literature
Subject:
Aids
Subject:
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Edition Description:
1st Anchor Books ed.
Series Volume:
21
Publication Date:
1990
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
183 p.
Dimensions:
8.11x5.21x.66 in. .57 lbs.

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