Volume 33, Number 1, Spring 2015

Table of Contents

General Issue


  Disembodiment and Identity in Literary Depictions of Epilepsy Surgery

pp. 1-22

  Lauren Slater and the Experts: Malingering, Masquerade, and the Disciplinary Control of Diagnosis

pp. 23-51

  The Torments of Spring: Jake Barnes’s Phantom Limb in The Sun Also Rises

pp. 52-69

  Passionate Virtue: Conceptions of Medical Professionalism in Popular Romance Fiction

pp. 70-90

  The Body, Gender, and Biotechnology in Jeanette Winterson’s The Stone Gods

pp. 91-112

  A Narrative of Fear: Advice to Mothers

pp. 113-131

  Shirley Jackson’s “The Tooth”: Dentistry as Horror, the Imagination as a Shield

pp. 132-156

  Narratives of Public Health in Dickens’s Journalism: The Trouble with Sanitary Reform

pp. 157-183

  Redefining the Poet as Healer: Valerie Gillies’s Collaborative Role in the Edinburgh Marie Curie Hospice Quiet Room Project

pp. 184-201

  Autism and the Question of the Human

pp. 202-221


  Wounded Heroes: Vulnerability as a Virtue in Ancient Greek Literature and Philosophy by Marina Berzins McCoy (review)

pp. 222-224

  The Story of Pain: From Prayers to Painkillers by Joanna Bourke, and: Pain and Suffering by Ronald Schleifer (review)

pp. 225-231


pp. 232-234