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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 405–423.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Janine Talley Public health promotion in the United Kingdom is pervaded by metaphor and narrative. This is largely unacknowledged and unexamined. Metaphor and narrative are important in shaping discourse and practice. Examples of their use are examined in a range of areas from health education...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 393–403.
Published: 01 September 2011
...George J. Annas Health care insurance reform and medical research in the United States have been driven by metaphor and narrative. Obama's year-long reform effort effectively used the narrative of social progress (and the compelling stories of his dying mother and grandmother and their bitter...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 223–237.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and scholars from several disciplinary perspectives working on medical discourse who are willing to observe the fields of health, illness, and medicine through both the lens of narrative and the lens of metaphor, thereby gaining, it is hoped, a more three-dimensional view. This issue includes articles...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 261–288.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Muhammad (d. 1718), who suffered from many ailments in the last years of his rule. This study illustrates that these episodes of early modern cross-cultural health care were not peripheral or secondary to the large-scale political interests of overseas envoys or the immediate commercial involvements...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 329–350.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Susan Kollin Set in 1970, T. C. Boyle's Drop City (2003) follows a group of commune dwellers who abandon the Golden State in search of a new Eden in the “last frontier.” For Boyle's characters, California is no longer a haven once their commune is condemned as a health hazard and bulldozed...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 335–347.
Published: 01 September 2011
... features of the patient's history of present illness, with particular attention to the “end” and “point” of the patient's story and to the patient's own sense of what constitutes health. Discernment of the ends of moral action is the key feature of Aristotle's ethical category of phronesis or “practical...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 April 2015
... share a common interest in horror as an affective state and an aesthetic technique. This essay argues that by grafting the affect and imagery of horror onto domestic scenes, Red Pottage , like Dracula , envisions a British society assaulted by a corrupting force that saps its vitality and health...
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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 141–159.
Published: 01 July 2022
...) points to the poet's vocabulary (phrases such as “slapped up” and “scored well in”), which “reinforces the physical violence connoted by those words.” When it is revealed, at the end of the poem, that both the poster and the graffiti have been covered up by a government-sponsored health advertisement...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 123–135.
Published: 01 July 2013
... nor I had given more than a distracted and amused glance. On the other hand, the reflection led me almost spontaneously to Herland, the land of women.2 There a rather racist feminism (only white women in perfect health allowed) imagined an ecologically organized society in which...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 363–380.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of action and experience, an expression of I would like to acknowledge generous grant support from the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of Child Health and Development, the National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (RO1HDO38878), and Maternal and Child Health...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 263–276.
Published: 01 September 2011
... , A Gynecologist's Second Opinion: The Questions and Answers You Need to Take Charge of Your Health,” A Gynecologist's Second Opinion Online , www.gynsecondopinion.com/normal.htm . Periyakoil Vyjeyanthi S. 2008 . “Using Metaphors in Medicine.” Journal of Palliative Medicine 11 : 842 – 44...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 293–300.
Published: 01 September 2011
... . New York : Vintage . Laimbach Marti . 2006 . Daniel Isn't Talking . New York : Doubleday . Levin Amy Davis Phoebe Stein . 2010 . “ ‘Good Readers Make Good Doctors’: Community Readings and the Health of the Community.” PMLA 125 : 426 – 37 . O'Rourke Meghan...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 301–313.
Published: 01 September 2011
...; Charon 2006). While defined differently in different contexts, narrative medicine, for Kleinman and Charon, usually has three objectives: to better reveal patients’ perspectives; to promote reflection on the part of the caregiver; and to provide emotional support to health professionals working...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 35–71.
Published: 01 April 2015
... . “Transgender Identity and Health Care: Implications for Psychosocial and Physical Evaluation.” Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 23 , no. 4 : 175 – 82 . Allen Mariette Pathy . 2010 . “Connecting Body and Mind: How Transgender People Changed Their Self-Image.” Women...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 365–381.
Published: 01 September 2003
... their final meanings in combination with particularized titles or text. Adapting to their new host context, stock material becomes a communicator of messages and notions like "family life," "drug abuse," or "health care." A typical example is an "elderly couple on a park bench in fall," shot by a New...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 419–442.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., among many oth- ers, are woven throughout the series. Such topics certainly have real significance in terms of politics, health care, and legal issues, but they are more than simply fodder for debate. The topics QAF addresses are also heavily charged with emo- tion, being for many gay viewers...
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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 161–165.
Published: 01 July 2022
... for preserving beauty, health, and youth with those for putting up jam or reviving sour wine. In a further link, preserved foods, like conserves, might be prescribed as correctives, balancing the humors and restoring health. The domestic georgic conjured up daily suspensions of time, but only to provisional...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 349–361.
Published: 01 September 2011
... . Schott G. D. 2004 . “Communicating the Experience of Pain: The Role of Analogy.” Pain 108 : 209 – 12 . Shapiro Sharon Angus Lynne . 1997 . “Identity and Meaning in the Experience of Cancer: Three Narrative Themes.” Journal of Health Psychology 2 : 539 – 54...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 89–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... it is thought to be the crucial time when gender and sexual identity - and with it, collective national health and racial identity, can go off the rails. Alcohol and drugs have always been thought to grease this slide off the straight and narrow. The potentially queer trip through childhood...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 April 2015
... identity disorder (GID), which since 1980 had provided the rubric through which gender nonconforming people attained gender-­confirming health care. The GID diagnostic for boys and men took the shape of a life story through which the “boy [with] a marked preoccupation with traditionally femi- nine...