Re-covering the scarred body: textual and photographic narratives of breast cancer

Bolaki, S. (2011) Re-covering the scarred body: textual and photographic narratives of breast cancer. MOSAIC, 44(2),

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Abstract

Reading first-person breast cancer narratives—textual and photographic—from the late seventies to the present, this essay examines how photographs can insert themselves into a heterogeneous tradition of illness narratives, inflecting current debates in breast cancer representation and even changing the framework of thinking about the disease.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Bolaki, Dr Styliani
Authors: Bolaki, S.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Literature
Journal Name:MOSAIC
Publisher:MOSAIC
ISSN:0027-1276

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