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Cancer from a spatial perspective : locating the unspeakable, healing, and hope

Yau, Vicky

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Illness narratives in all their variety have become a central focus of the cultural study of health and disease. These stories inform other patients of what it is like to be living with a certain illness, or about treatment options, or about the possibilities of transcendence. They represent efforts on the part of the narrator to make sense of their suffering from the illness and they thereby promote empathic understanding of the illness experience. However, narratives in general rely on a...[Show more]

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Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/151665
DOI: 10.25911/5d5151fed50dd

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