Metaphors of aging in science and the humanities

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementeditors, Gary M. Kenyon, James E. Birren, Johannes J.F. Schroots ; Donna E. Deutchman, editorial coordinator.
ContributionsKenyon, Gary M., Birren, James E., Schroots, J. J. F.
LC ClassificationsRC952.5 .M47 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 258 p. :
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1534916M
ISBN 10082617440X
LC Control Number91012798

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New York: Springer Pub., © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gary M Kenyon; James E Birren; J J F Schroots. The Journey of Life: A Cultural History of Aging in America. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, DANNEFER, D. "The Race is to the Swift: Images of Collective Aging." In Metaphors of Aging in Science and The Humanities.

Edited by Gary M. Kenyon, James E. Birren, and Johannes J. Schroots. New York: Springer, Pages –   SUMMARY This article examines three clusters of metaphors or cultural images of aging which function to marginalize older adults: metaphors which focus on aging as physical decline, on aging as aesthetic distance from youth, and on aging as failure of productivity.

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