By Leni Marshall

Deconstructs fiction and nonfiction to additional understandings of the way getting older and previous age are created.

In vigorous, obtainable prose, this booklet expands the achieve and intensity of age stories. A evaluation of age reports equipment in thought, literature, and perform leads readers to determine how their very own intersectional identities form their ideals approximately age, getting older, and outdated age. This examine asks readers to interrogate the “texts” of menopause, self-help books on getting older, and foundational age stories works. as well as the research of those nonfiction texts, the poetry and prose of Doris Lessing, Lucille Clifton, and Louise Erdrich function automobiles for exploring how age kinfolk paintings, together with how they invoke readers into kinships of reciprocal care as othermothers, otherdaughters, and otherelders. The literary chapters learn how talented storytellers supply enactments, portrayals, and metaphorical makes use of of age to create transformative potential.

Leni Marshall is affiliate Professor of English on the college of Wisconsin–Stout and the coeditor (with Valerie Barnes Lipscomb) of Staging Age: The functionality of Age in Theatre, Dance, and Film.

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