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The Cancer Journals Product Detail:

  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 02 December 1997
  • ISBN : UOM:39076002843816
  • Page : 116 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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"Moving between journal, memoir, and exposition, Audre Lorde fuses the personal and political and refuses the silencing and invisibility that she experienced both as a woman facing her own death and as a woman coping with the loss of her breast."--BOOK JACKET.

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The Cancer Journals

The Cancer Journals
  • Author : Audre Lorde
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1997
  • ISBN : UOM:39076002843816
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"Moving between journal, memoir, and exposition, Audre Lorde fuses the personal and political and refuses the silencing and invisibility that she experienced both as a woman facing her own death and as a woman coping with the loss of her breast."--BOOK JACKET.

The Cancer Journals

The Cancer Journals
  • Author : Audre Lorde
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-10-13
  • ISBN : 9780525506874
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Moving between journal entry, memoir, and exposition, Audre Lorde fuses the personal and political as she reflects on her experience coping with breast cancer and a radical mastectomy. A Penguin Classic First published over forty years ago, The Cancer Journals is a startling, powerful account of Audre Lorde's experience with breast cancer and mastectomy. Long before narratives explored the silences around illness and women's pain, Lorde questioned the rules of conformity for women's body images and supported the need to

A Burst of Light

A Burst of Light
  • Author : Audre Lorde
  • Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
  • Release Date : 2017-07-24
  • ISBN : 9780486824307
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Moving, incisive, and enduringly relevant writings by the African-American poet and feminist include her thoughts on the radical implications of self-care and living with cancer as well as essays on racism, lesbian culture, and political activism.

Recovering the Black Female Body

Recovering the Black Female Body
  • Author : Michael Bennett,Vanessa D. Dickerson
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release Date : 2001
  • ISBN : 0813528399
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A collection of essays exploring black female self-representations across all media includes such authors as Toni Morrison, Alice Walker,and Lucille Clifton.

Writing African American Women

Writing African American Women
  • Author : Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2006
  • ISBN : 9780313024627
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I Am Your Sister

I Am Your Sister
  • Author : Rudolph P. Byrd,Johnnetta Betsch Cole,Beverly Guy-Sheftall
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-04-21
  • ISBN : 9780199887743
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Audre Lorde was not only a famous poet; she was also one of the most important radical black feminists of the past century. Her writings and speeches grappled with an impressive broad list of topics, including sexuality, race, gender, class, disease, the arts, parenting, and resistance, and they have served as a transformative and important foundation for theorists and activists in considering questions of power and social justice. Lorde embraced difference, and at each turn she emphasized the importance of

The War on Cancer

The War on Cancer
  • Author : Guy Faguet
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2005-12-01
  • ISBN : 1402036183
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After reviewing the history of cancer and its impact on the population, Dr. Faguet exposes the antiquated notions that have driven cancer drug development, documents the stagnation in treatment outcomes despite major advances in cancer genomics and growing NCI budgets, and identifies the multiple factors that sustain the status quo. He shows that, contrary to frequent announcements of breakthroughs, our current cancer control model cannot eradicate most cancers and the reasons why. Significantly, this book also delineates a way forward

Reading and Writing Cancer: How Words Heal

Reading and Writing Cancer: How Words Heal
  • Author : Susan Gubar
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2016-05-17
  • ISBN : 9780393246995
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An important addition to the literature of cancer by an award-winning scholar and memoirist. Elaborating upon her “Living with Cancer” column in the New York Times, Susan Gubar helps patients, caregivers, and the specialists who seek to serve them. In a book both enlightening and practical, she describes how the activities of reading and writing can right some of cancer’s wrongs. To stimulate the writing process, she proposes specific exercises, prompts, and models. In discussions of the diary of

Writing African American Women: A-J

Writing African American Women: A-J
  • Author : Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2006
  • ISBN : 0313331979
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"Contributors look at the writers and their works from a feminist-womanist perspective, and address issues relating to race, class, and gender. Topical entries, e.g., "Work," "Protest Tradition," "Religion," "The Use of Myth," and "Memory," provide a rich context for the literature."--Choice review.

Annual Report - National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Treatment

Annual Report - National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Treatment
  • Author : National Cancer Institute (U.S.). Division of Cancer Treatment
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2022-12-02
  • ISBN : UOM:39015072201125
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Shameful Bodies

Shameful Bodies
  • Author : Michelle Mary Lelwica
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-01-12
  • ISBN : 9781472594969
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What happens when your body doesn't look how it's supposed to look, or feel how it's supposed to feel, or do what it's supposed to do? Who or what defines the ideals behind these expectations? How can we challenge them and live more peacefully in our bodies? Shameful Bodies: Religion and the Culture of Physical Improvement explores these questions by examining how traditional religious narratives and modern philosophical assumptions come together in the construction and pursuit of a better body

Illness as Many Narratives

Illness as Many Narratives
  • Author : Stella Bolaki
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-02-02
  • ISBN : 9781474411516
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Illness narratives have become a cultural phenomenon in the Western world. In what ways can they be seen to have aesthetic, ethical and political value? What do they reveal about experiences of illness, the relationship between the body and identity and the role of the arts in bearing witness to illness for people who are ill and those connected to them? How can they influence medicine, the arts and shape public understandings of health and illness? These questions and more

When I Dare to Be Powerful

When I Dare to Be Powerful
  • Author : Audre Lorde
  • Publisher : Penguin Classics
  • Release Date : 2020-09-24
  • ISBN : 0241473152
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Opstellen over vrouwelijke kracht en solidariteit van de activistische zwarte auteur.

Learning at the Museum Frontiers

Learning at the Museum Frontiers
  • Author : Viv Golding
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-22
  • ISBN : 9781317106654
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In Learning at the Museum Frontiers, Viv Golding argues that the museum has the potential to function as a frontier - a zone where learning is created, new identities are forged and new connections made between disparate groups and their own histories. She draws on a range of theoretical perspectives including Gadamer's philosophical hermeneutics, Foucauldian discourse on space and power, and postcolonial and Black feminist theory, as well as her own professional experience in museum education over a ten-year period,

Power and Possibility

Power and Possibility
  • Author : Elizabeth Alexander
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • Release Date : 2007
  • ISBN : 0472069373
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A volume in the Poets on Poetry series, which collects critical works by contemporary poets, gathering together the articles, interviews, and book reviews by which they have articulated the poetics of a new generation. Elizabeth Alexander is considered one of the country's most gifted contemporary poets, and the publication of her essays in The Black Interior in 2004 established her as an astute critic and cultural commentator as well. Arnold Rampersad has called Alexander "one of the brightest stars in our