The Poetics and Politics of Alzheimer's Disease Life-Writing

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This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This is the first book-length exploration of the thoughts and experiences expressed by dementia patients in published narratives over the last thirty years. It contrasts third-person caregiver and first-person patient accounts from different languages and a range of media, focusing on the poetical and political questions these narratives raise: what images do narrators appropriate; what narrative plot do they adapt; and how do they draw on established strategies of life ...

The Poetics and Politics of Alzheimer's Disease Life-Writing 2017, Palgrave MacMillan, Cham

ISBN-13: 9783319443874

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