Editor

    Suzanne Poirier

    Senior Consulting Editor

    Anne Hudson Jones

    Associate Editors

    Joanne Trautmann Banks
    D. Heyward Brock
    Rita Charon
    Kathryn Montgomery Hunter
    Marilyn Chandler McEntyre
    David B. Morris

    Book Review Editor

    Charles M. Anderson

    Contributing Editors

    Denise Abse
    Samuel Alston Banks
    Sissela Bok
    Gert H. Brieger
    Ronald A. Carson
    Larry R. Churchill
    Robert Coles
    H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.
    Leslie A. Fiedler
    Peter W. Graham
    Melvin Konner
    Edmund D. Pellegrino
    Kathryn Allen Rabuzzi
    G. S. Rousseau
    Richard Selzer
    Elizabeth Sewell
    John Stone
    Thomas Szasz
    Stanley Weintraub

    Production Editor

    Jennifer Cohen

    Editorial Secretary

    Gloria E. Anderson

    Sponsors

    Institute for the Medical Humanities
    The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
    Department of Medical Humanities
    University of Illinois College of Medicine--Chicago
    Department of English, University of Illinois at Chicago

    Publisher

    The Johns Hopkins University Press