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  Volume 5, 1986

Table of Contents

Use and Abuse of Literary Concepts in Medicine

Volume Editor: Joanne Trautmann Banks

Editor's Column

pp. vii-viii

A. R. Luria and the Art of Clinical Biography

pp. 1-15

Clinical Tales

pp. 16-23

A Controversy about Clinical Form

pp. 24-26

A Case of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

pp. 27-42

A Case of Self Defense

pp. 43-53

The Limits of Narrative

pp. 54-57

To Render the Lives of Patients

pp. 58-74


pp. 75-83

A Note on Eric Avery's Work

pp. 84-87

Four Wood Engravings

pp. 88-89

The Impact of Literature upon Health: Some Varieties of Cathartic Response

pp. 90-108

Metaphorical Language and Terminal Illness: Reflections upon Images of Death

pp. 109-121

Williams's Force

pp. 122-140

Esthetics and Anesthetics: Mimesis, Hermeneutics, and Treatment in Literature and Medicine

pp. 141-151

Literature and Medicine: Towards a Simultaneity of Theory and Practice

pp. 152-181



pp. 182-183

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