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The Poetics and Politics of Alzheimer’s Disease Life-Writing
Language: en
Pages: 167
Authors: Martina Zimmermann
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-07 - Publisher: Springer

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,
Painscapes
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: EJ Gonzalez-Polledo, Jen Tarr
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-13 - Publisher: Springer

This book brings into dialogue approaches from anthropology, sociology, visual art, theatre, and literature to question what kinds of relations, frames and politics constitute pain across disciplines and methodologies. Each chapter offers a unique window onto the notoriously difficult problem of how pain is defined and communicated. The contributors reimagine
Days with My Father
Language: en
Pages: 92
Authors: Phillip Toledano
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-01 - Publisher: Chronicle Books

Days With My Father is a son's photo journal of his aging father's last years. Following the death of his mother, photographer Phillip Toledano was shocked to learn of the extent of his father's severe memory loss. He started a blog on which he posted photographs and accompanying reflections on
Censoring Art
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Roisin Kennedy, Riann Coulter
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-30 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Art is continuously subjected to insidious forms of censorship. This may be by the Church to guard against moral degeneration, by the State to promote a specific political agenda or by the art market, to elevate one artist above another. Now, and in the last century, artwork that touches on
Highbrow, Lowbrow, Brilliant, Despicable
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: The Editors of New York Magazine
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-07 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

New York, the city. New York, the magazine. A celebration. The great story of New York City in the past half-century has been its near collapse and miraculous rebirth. A battered town left for dead, one that almost a million people abandoned and where those who remained had to live