Cover of Susan Sontag: Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors

Susan Sontag Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors

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Penguin Books Ltd

2002

Paperback

192

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978-0-14-118712-9

0-14-118712-3

Illness & addiction: social aspects

Annotation

Reveals that the metaphors and myths surrounding certain illnesses, especially cancer, add greatly to the suffering of the patients and often inhibit them from seeking proper treatment. By demystifying the fantasies surrounding cancer, this study shows cancer for what it is.

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