Hilger, Stephanie M.

New Directions in Literature and Medicine Studies

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Bridging the Divide Between Literature and Medicine
Stephanie M. Hilger

Part I. History and Pedagogy

2. Reading and Writing One’s Way to Wellness: The History of Bibliotherapy and Scriptotherapy
Janella D. Moy

3. Why Teach Literature and Medicine? Answers from Three Decades
Anne Hudson Jones

4. Intellectual Cosmopolitanism as Stewardship in Medical Humanities and Undergraduate Writing Pedagogy
Lisa M. DeTora

5. 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, Ronald L. Mumme

6. Medical Professionalism: Using Literary Narrative to Explore and Evaluate Medical Professionalism
Casey Hester, Jerry B. Vannatta, Ronald Schleifer

Part II. Body and Mind

7. Mind, Breath, and Voice in Chaucer’s Romance Writing
Corinne Saunders

8. Affect and the Organs in the Anatomical Poems of Paul Celan: Encountering Medical Discourse
Vasiliki Dimoula

9. Reading the DSM-5 Through Literature: The Value of Subjective Knowing
Christine Marks

10. Anecdotal Evidence: What Patient Poets Provide
Marilyn McEntyre

11. “L’Œil Gauche Barré:” Migraine, Scotoma, and Allied Disorders in Emile Zola’s Novels
Janice Zehentbauer

Part III. Physical and Cultural Alterity

12. 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

13. The Primacy of Touch: Helen Keller’s Embodiment of Language
Sun Jai Kim

14. Unsound Elegy: Breast Cancer in The Dying Animal by Philip Roth and Elegy by Isabel Coixet
Federica Frediani

15. Reading Colonial Dis-ease/Disease in Hong Kong Modernist Fiction
C. T. Au

16. Anandibai Joshi’s Passage to America (and More): The Making of a Hindu Lady Doctor
Sandhya Shetty

17. The Introduction of Moxibustion and Acupuncture in Europe from the Early Modern Period to the Nineteenth Century
Giovanni Borriello

Part IV. Professionalization of Medicine

18. Midwives and Spin Doctors: The Rhetoric of Authority in Early Modern French Medicine
Ophélie Chavaroche

19. The Changing Face of Quack Doctors: Satirizing Mountebanks and Physicians in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century England
Genice Ngg

20. Medical Tourism in Victorian Edinburgh: Writing Narratives of Healthy Citizenship
Martin Willis

21. Doctor-Writers: Anton Chekhov’s Medical Stories
Carl Fisher

22. Mikhail Berman-Tsikinovsky’s Medical Plays: Chekhov in Chicago
Maria Pia Pagani

Keywords: Literature, Literary History, History of Medicine

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