A Menopausal Memoir: Letters from Another Climate (Haworth by Ellen Cole,Esther D Rothblum,Anne C Herrmann

By Ellen Cole,Esther D Rothblum,Anne C Herrmann

the single prolonged, first-person narrative approximately menopause, A Menopausal Memoir: Letters from one other weather explores the relationship among menopause, mourning, and reminiscence via 9 fictional letters written to varied addressees. The letters clarify the author’s personal event of getting a hysterectomy (without her permission) in the course of surgical procedure for endometriosis and being thrown into quick menopause. Herrmann expresses her studies in a different way in every one letter in line with the recipient’s gender, sexual id, and age, revealing the complexities of accepting menopause. Psychotherapists, psychologists, physicians, scientific scholars, lecturers, and people attracted to women’s healthiness and women’s stories will obtain perception into one woman’s event and should learn the way bodies mould our sexual id and form many features of our lives.

Writing those letters from the viewpoint of a pupil engaged in own narrative yet now not within the regularly occurring narrative of a lady married with youngsters, Herrmann examines her trip of loss, restoration, and therapeutic via feminist conception. The letters in A Menopausal Memoir demonstrate many different matters, including:

  • the dating among the feminine physique and the meanings hooked up to it
  • the other ways ladies inform their tales approximately tricky experiences
  • negotiating the connection among getting older and sexual identity
  • the body’s response(s) to the lack of organs that form/inform its history
  • the connection among physique, identification, and disease

    A hugely own, but theoretical, method of the adventure of menopause, A Menopausal Memoir explores how adjustments within the physique impact your sexual id, your relationships, and your emotions as a woman.

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