Ellen Cole,Esther D Rothblum,Anne C Herrmann's A Menopausal Memoir: Letters from Another Climate (Haworth PDF

By Ellen Cole,Esther D Rothblum,Anne C Herrmann

ISBN-10: 0789002965

ISBN-13: 9780789002969

ISBN-10: 1560239190

ISBN-13: 9781560239192

the one prolonged, first-person narrative approximately menopause, A Menopausal Memoir: Letters from one other weather explores the relationship among menopause, mourning, and reminiscence via 9 fictional letters written to diversified addressees. The letters clarify the author’s personal event of getting a hysterectomy (without her permission) in the course of surgical procedure for endometriosis and being thrown into fast menopause. Herrmann expresses her reviews another way in every one letter in accordance with the recipient’s gender, sexual identification, and age, revealing the complexities of accepting menopause. Psychotherapists, psychologists, physicians, scientific scholars, lecturers, and people attracted to women’s wellbeing and fitness and women’s experiences will obtain perception into one woman’s event and may learn the way bodies mildew our sexual id and form many facets of our lives.

Writing those letters from the perspective of a pupil engaged in own narrative yet no longer within the commonly used narrative of a lady married with childrens, Herrmann examines her trip of loss, restoration, and therapeutic via feminist concept. The letters in A Menopausal Memoir display many different concerns, including:

  • the dating among the feminine physique and the meanings connected to it
  • the other ways girls inform their tales approximately tough experiences
  • negotiating the connection among getting older and sexual identity
  • the body’s response(s) to the lack of organs that form/inform its history
  • the connection among physique, id, and disease

    A hugely own, but theoretical, method of the adventure of menopause, A Menopausal Memoir explores how alterations within the physique have an effect on your sexual identification, your relationships, and your emotions as a woman.

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