Illness as Metaphor

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Illness as Metaphor
Author : Susan Sontag
File Size : 54,6 Mb
Publisher : Random House Incorporated
Language : English
Release Date : 07 December 1979
ISBN : UOM:39015016208251
Pages : 100 pages
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Illness as Metaphor by Susan Sontag Book PDF Summary

A discussion of the ways in which illness is regarded pays particular attention to fantasies that pertain to cancer

Illness as Metaphor

A discussion of the ways in which illness is regarded pays particular attention to fantasies that pertain to cancer

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