New Directions in Literature and Medicine Studies

Editor: Hilger, Stephanie M.
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

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ISBN: 978-1-137-51987-0
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Available
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This book is situated in the field of medical humanities, and the articles continue the dialogue between the disciplines of literature and medicine that was initiated in the 1970s and has continued with ebbs and flows since then.

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Table of Contents

    • Dedication
    • Acknowledgements
    • List of Figures
    • Editor and Contributors
    • Introduction: Bridging the Divide Between Literature and Medicine - Stephanie M. Hilger
    • Part I History and Pedagogy
    • Reading and Writing One's Way to Wellness: The History of Bibliotherapy and Scriptotherapy - Janella D. Moy
    • Why Teach Literature and Medicine? Answers from Three Decades - Anne Hudson Jones
    • Intellectual Cosmopolitanism as Stewardship in Medical Humanities and Undergraduate Writing Pedagogy - Lisa M. DeTora
    • Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Teaching an Interdisciplinary Course on “A Cultural and Evolutionary History of Sexuality” But Were Afraid to Ask - Jennifer Wynne Hellwarth and Ronald L. Mumme
    • Medical Professionalism: Using Literary Narrative to Explore and Evaluate Medical Professionalism - Casey Hester, Jerry B. Vannatta and Ronald Schleifer
    • Appendix 1: Suggested Texts
    • Appendix 2: Pediatric Professionalism Milestones (Accreditation: Pediatric Milestones)
    • Part II Body and Mind
    • Mind, Breath, and Voice in Chaucer's Romance Writing - Corinne Saunders
    • Affect and the Organs in the Anatomical Poems of Paul Celan: Encountering Medical Discourse - Vasiliki Dimoula
    • Reading the DSM-5 Through Literature: The Value of Subjective Knowing - Christine Marks
    • Anecdotal Evidence: What Patient Poets Provide - Marilyn McEntyre
    • “L’Œil Gauche Barré: ” Migraine, Scotoma, and Allied Disorders in Emile Zola's Novels - Janice Zehentbauer
    • Part III Physical and Cultural Alterity
    • Corporeal Abnormality as Intellectual and Cultural Capital: Jean Fernel's Pathologiae Libri, Ambroise Paré's Des Monstres et Prodiges, and Michel de Montaigne's Essais - Yuri Kondratiev
    • The Primacy of Touch: Helen Keller's Embodiment of Language - Sun Jai Kim
    • Unsound Elegy: Breast Cancer in The Dying Animalby Philip Roth and Elegyby Isabel Coixet - Federica Frediani
    • Reading Colonial Dis-ease/Disease in Hong Kong Modernist Fiction - C. T. Au
    • Anandibai Joshi's Passage to America (and More): The Making of a Hindu Lady Doctor - Sandhya Shetty
    • The Introduction of Moxibustion and Acupuncture in Europe from the Early Modern Period to the Nineteenth Century - Giovanni Borriello
    • Part IV Professionalization of Medicine
    • Midwives and Spin Doctors: The Rhetoric of Authority in Early Modern French Medicine - Ophélie Chavaroche
    • The Changing Face of Quack Doctors: Satirizing Mountebanks and Physicians in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century England - Genice Ngg
    • Medical Tourism in Victorian Edinburgh: Writing Narratives of Healthy Citizenship - Martin Willis
    • Doctor-Writers: Anton Chekhov's Medical Stories - Carl Fisher
    • Mikhail Berman-Tsikinovsky's Medical Plays: Chekhov in Chicago - Maria Pia Pagani