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Representations of Illness in Literature and Film (Hardcover, Unabridged edition) Loot Price: R906
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Representations of Illness in Literature and Film (Hardcover, Unabridged edition): Bennett Kravitz
Representations of Illness in Literature and Film (Hardcover, Unabridged edition): Bennett Kravitz

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Representations of Illness in Literature and Film (Hardcover, Unabridged edition)

Bennett Kravitz

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This book examines the ways that various syndromes, disorders and diseases appear in modern literature and film. What is especially interesting is that rather than be portrayed as an insurmountable handicap, limitation becomes the hero of the novels and films under discussion. What once would have been rejected as flawed, ill, diseased or unworthy has now earned the opportunity to be included into mainstream society. By accepting the other, these works of art allow previous outcasts of society into the mainstream to affirm their moral worth, skill and intelligence. Representations of Illness in Literature and Film analyzes the deconstruction of the above mentioned syndromes, disorders and diseases to describe their reception in the 21st-century, postmodern world.

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Imprint: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: May 2010
First published: June 2010
Authors: Bennett Kravitz
Dimensions: 212 x 148 x 22mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - With dust jacket
Pages: 140
Edition: Unabridged edition
ISBN-13: 978-1-4438-2083-7
Barcode: 9781443820837
Categories: Books > Arts & Architecture > Performing arts > Films, cinema
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Books > Language & Literature > Literature: history & criticism > Literary studies
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LSN: 1-4438-2083-0

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