The Literary and Linguistic Construction of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: No Ordinary Doubt (Literary Disability Studies) (Hardcover)

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The Literary and Linguistic Construction of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: No Ordinary Doubt (Literary Disability Studies) (Hardcover)

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This book presents a literary and linguistic reading of obsessive-compulsive disorder to argue that medical understandings of disability need their social, political, literary and linguistic counterparts, especially if we aspire to create a more inclusive, self-reflective society.
Patricia Friedrich is Associate Professor at Arizona State University, USA. She teaches and conducts research on the social/political environments where linguistic expression occurs. Her works dwells on the intersection of power, language, culture and peace. She has published dozens of articles in periodicals, a single-authored book, and two collections for which she served as editor. She is also a published author of literary fiction.
Product Details ISBN: 9781137493477
ISBN-10: 113749347X
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: September 9th, 2015
Pages: 209
Language: English
Series: Literary Disability Studies