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Illness As Metaphor by  Susan Sontag - First Printing - 1978 - from Old Saratoga Books and Biblio.com

Illness As Metaphor

by Sontag, Susan

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edges foxed.


NY: Farrar, Straus And Giroux. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edges foxed.. 1978. First Printing. Hardcover. 0374174431 . The fiercely intelligent Sontag's theories about how society views illness and imbues such diseases as cancer and tuberculosis with certain imagery and metaphor. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 88 pages .


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