"My soul is Among Lions": Katharine Lee Bates's Account of the Illness and Death of Katharine Coman

@article{Leopold2006MySI,
  title={"My soul is Among Lions": Katharine Lee Bates's Account of the Illness and Death of Katharine Coman},
  author={E. Leopold},
  journal={Legacy},
  year={2006},
  volume={23},
  pages={60 - 73}
}
By the end of the twentieth century, breast cancer narratives constituted a genre of their own. What had begun in the United States in the 1970s with a few scattered memoirs had, by the late 1990s, become a veritable torrent. (1) The popularity of these narratives marked the final--and irreversible--lifting of the veil from a disease that, with few exceptions, had been hidden away since time immemorial. The new genre also delineates significant changes in the course of the disease itself… Expand