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Eula Biss

On Immunity : An Inoculation

€12,95
In this bold, fascinating book, Eula Biss addresses a chronic condition of fear - fear of the government, the medical establishment, and what may be in your children's air, food, mattresses, medicines, and vaccines. Reflecting on her own experience as a new mother, Biss investigates the metaphors and myths surrounding our conception of immunity and its implications for the individual and the social body. She extends a conversation with other mothers to meditations on Voltaire's Candide , Bram Stoker's Dracula, Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, Susan Sontag's AIDS and Its Metaphors, and beyond.

On Immunity is an inoculation against our fear and a moving account of how we are all interconnected - our bodies and our fates.



Format: Paperback
Published: UK, 2020
Publisher: Fitzcarraldo Editions
Pages: 208
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781913097400
ISBN 10: 1913097404

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On Immunity : An Inoculation

€12,95