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Volume 28, Number 2, Fall 2009

Table of Contents

Cancer Stories

The Discovered Story: The Evolution of Truth in Cancer Narratives

pp. vi-x

Editors' Preface: Cancer Stories

pp. xi-xvi

Tricksters and Truth Tellers: Narrating Illness in an Age of Authenticity and Appropriation

pp. 185-199

When Spoken Words Fail

pp. 200-214

Cancer Narratives and an Ethics of Commemoration: Susan Sontag, Annie Leibovitz, and David Rieff

pp. 215-236

Outside the Box: Surviving Survival

pp. 237-252

Apoptosis Is My Favorite Word: An Introduction and Performance

pp. 253-272

Apoptosis Is My Favorite Word by Gretchen Case: A Commentary and Response

pp. 273-277

Choosing to Live: Cancer Education, Movies, and the Conversion Narrative in America, 1921–1960

pp. 278-332

Disruption and Cancer Narratives: From Awareness to Advocacy

pp. 333-350

Cancer's Revelations: Malignancies and Therapies in a Recent Chinese Novel

pp. 351-370

(Un)body Double: A Rhapsody on Hairless Identity

pp. 371-393


pp. 394-396

Call for Papers and Guidelines for Contributors

pp. 397-400

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