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By I. Whelehan,J. Gwynne

How has renowned movie, tv and fiction spoke back to the realities of an growing older Western inhabitants? This quantity analyses this box of illustration to argue that, whereas celebrations of getting old as an inspirational trip are expanding, such a lot depictions nonetheless concentrate on decline and deterioration.

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