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  Volume 25, Number 1, Spring 2006

Table of Contents

From: Literature and Medicine

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Editors' Preface: Reflexivity and Responsiveness: The Expansive Orbit of Knowledge

pp. vi-Xi

Mindblindness: Autism, Writing, and the Problem of Empathy

pp. 1-23

Autism and the Contemporary Sentimental: Fiction and the Narrative Fascination of the Present

pp. 24-45

Listening to Chekhov: Narrative Approaches to Depression

pp. 46-71

Enlightening the Fibre-Woven Body: William Blake and Eighteenth-Century Fibre Medicine

pp. 72-92

Tribute to Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan


pp. 93-94

Writing against Memory and Forgetting

pp. 95-121

Trauma, Narrative, and Two Forms of Death

pp. 122-141

"Himself He Devises Too for Company": Self-Making in Samuel Beckett's Company

pp. 142-155

Medical-Industrial Discourses: Muriel Rukeyser's "The Book of the Dead"

pp. 156-171

Book Reviews

Fictions of Affliction: Physical Disability in Victorian Culture (review)

pp. 172-175

Profound Science and Elegant Literature: Imagining Doctors in Nineteenth-Century America (review)

pp. 175-178

Songs from the Black Chair: A Memoir of Mental Interiors (review)

pp. 178-181

After Harm: Medical Error and the Ethics of Forgiveness (review)

pp. 182-185



pp. 186-188

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