Brimming with humane and original ideas about a disease and the modern condition, this classic essay and its sequel -- written 10 years later -- are compassionate exhortations and a liberating event. "Taken together, the two essays are an exemplary demonstration of the power of the intellect in the face of the lethal metaphors of fear." -- The NationSontag, Susan is the author of 'Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors', published 1989 under ISBN 9780385267052 and ISBN 0385267053.
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