Hemispheres: Inside a Stroke PDF ePub eBook

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Hemispheres: Inside a Stroke free pdf "Home is as old as one's skin but as elusive as an object seen through the wrong end of a telescope." It is this sense of a view, skewed, intangible, which echoes throughout Karen Lazar's Hemispheres. Waking in hospital after a post-operative stroke, she finds one side of her body paralysed and her world knocked out of kilter. Spatial, perceptual and subjective changes force her to view her new life in facets. The fragmented view is made apparent by means of a triptych of clusters which charts Karen's experience from Metamorphosis, through Rehabilitation and Adaptation. Quietly reflective, deeply lyrical, Hemispheres is concerned with returning separated parts into a whole and coming home to the self.

About Karen Lazar

Karen Lazar is an English educator at the Wits School of Education. Her MA and Phd, both from Wits, are in South African gender studies. This is Karen's first volume of (first person) creative nonfiction. Karen had a stroke in 2001, from which she has partially recovered. She lives in Johannesburg.

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Author : Karen Lazar
Publisher : Modjaji Books
Data Published : 21 April 2011
ISBN : 1920397248
EAN : 9781920397241
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 88 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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