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Author DeShazer, Mary K.

Title Fractured borders [electronic resource] : reading women's cancer literature / Mary K. DeShazer.

Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description vii, 301 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-290) and index.
Contents "The night-side of life" : analyzing cancer literature from feminist perspectives -- "Skinnied on the left side like a girl" : embodying cancer on the feminist stage -- Entering "The house of lightning" : resistance and transformation in U.S. women's breast cancer poetry -- Dying into the lite : popular fiction, cancer, and the romance of women's relationships -- "Floating out on a yacht called Eros" : memory, desire, and death in women's experimental cancer fiction -- "Entering cancerland" : self-representation, commonality, and culpability in women's autobiographical narratives.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Cancer in literature.
Cancer -- Patients -- United States -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Cancer patients' writings, American -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- United States.
Cancer in women -- Historiography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0472099094 (acid-free paper)
0472069098 (pbk. : acid-free paper)

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