Strange Harvest: Organ Transplants, Denatured Bodies, and the Transformed Self

  title={Strange Harvest: Organ Transplants, Denatured Bodies, and the Transformed Self},
  author={L. Sharp},
  • L. Sharp
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • List of Illustrations Acknowledgments INTRODUCTION: STRANGE HARVEST The Ideological Underpinnings of Organ Transfer Studying Transplantation in American Contexts 1. WE ARE THE DEAD MEN: MIND OVER MATTER A Most Peculiar Death Reconstructing Donor Histories Body Economies 2. MEMORY WORK: PUBLIC AND PRIVATE REPRESENTATIONS OF SUFFERING, LOSS, AND REDEMPTION Recipient Suffering and Renewal Honoring the Dead in Safe, Public Places The Private Lives of Donor Kin 3. PUBLIC ENCOUNTERS AS SUBVERSIVE… CONTINUE READING
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