The Resource Out of time : the pleasures and perils of ageing, Lynne Segal ; with an introduction by Elaine Showalter

Out of time : the pleasures and perils of ageing, Lynne Segal ; with an introduction by Elaine Showalter

Label
Out of time : the pleasures and perils of ageing
Title
Out of time
Title remainder
the pleasures and perils of ageing
Statement of responsibility
Lynne Segal ; with an introduction by Elaine Showalter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A brave book with a polemical argument on the paradoxes, struggles and advantages of aging. How old am I? Don't ask, don't tell. As the baby boomers approach their sixth or seventh decade, they are faced with new challenges and questions of politics and identity. In the footsteps of Simone de Beauvoir, Out of Time looks at many of the issues facing the aged--the war of the generations and baby-boomer bashing, the politics of desire, the diminished situation of the older woman, the space on the left for the presence and resistance of the old, the problems of dealing with loss and mortality, and how to find victory in survival"--
  • "In the footsteps of Simone de Beauvoir, Diana Athill and writers, poets and thinkers who have all written about the fears, liberation and experience of ageing, Out of Time looks at the perils and potential pleasures of growing old. It is a brave and powerful refusal to disappear, a rallying cry for the persistence of life after sixty, and a convincing rebuttal of the war of the generations and the end of baby-boomer bashing. Combining memoir, analysis and politics, Segal explores the problems of dealing with loss and how to find victory in survival. She raises the possibilities of continued desire and identity where often the aged are become forgotten and increasingly invisible"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Segal, Lynne
Dewey number
305.26
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1061
LC item number
.S418 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Old age
  • Aging
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Aging
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Old age
Label
Out of time : the pleasures and perils of ageing, Lynne Segal ; with an introduction by Elaine Showalter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-318) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xviii, 331 pages
Isbn
9781781681398
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013019104
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)827973834
  • 662203
  • (OCoLC)ocn827973834
  • 662203
Label
Out of time : the pleasures and perils of ageing, Lynne Segal ; with an introduction by Elaine Showalter
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-318) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xviii, 331 pages
Isbn
9781781681398
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013019104
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)827973834
  • 662203
  • (OCoLC)ocn827973834
  • 662203

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