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Reading and writing cancer : how words heal / Susan Gubar.

Gubar, Susan, 1944- (author.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newton Co PL - Morocco Community Library 616.994 GUBAR (Text) 71561000133887 NWPLMNonfiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 616.994 GUB (Text) 31951004134562 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 616.994 GUBAR (Text) 33946003120925 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393246988
  • ISBN: 0393246981
  • Physical Description: 224 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Coming to Terms -- Impatient Memoirs -- Sublime Artistry -- My Blog.
Summary, etc.:
"Elaborating upon her "Living with Cancer" column in the New York Times, Susan Gubar helps patients, caregivers, and the specialists who seek to serve them. In a book both enlightening and practical, she describes how the activities of reading and writing can right some of cancer's wrongs. To stimulate the writing process, she proposes specific exercises, prompts, and models. In discussions of the diary of Fanny Burney, the stories of Leo Tolstoy and Alice Munro, numerous memoirs, novels, paintings, photographs, and blogs, Gubar shows how readers can learn from art that deepens our comprehension of what it means to live or die with the disease,"
Subject: Creative writing > Therapeutic use.
Cancer > Psychological aspects.
Neoplasms > psychology.

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