Aging and/with Literature

Oksana Blashkiv


The review article focuses on the problem of aging as reflected in American literature and culture. The author discusses a book by Anna Gaidash "Discourse of Aging in American Drama" (2019) in detail, stressing its interdisciplinary character.


aging; American drama; culture

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