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CONTRIBUTORS Munay D. Arndt, a professor of English at the University of North CarolinaGreensboro , directs the Residential College there and writes poetry. Joanne Trautmann Banks, one of the founding editors of Literature and Medicine, became the first full-time professor of literature at a medical school when she was appointed to the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in 1972. Still an adjunct professor there, she now lives in Florida, where she continues her writing, lecturing, and consulting. Outside of medicine, she is known primarily as the American editor of Virginia Woolf 's letters. /. W. Bennett is Professor of Biology and Adjunct Professor of Pathology at Tulane University. Author or coauthor of eighty scientific papers and coeditor of three scientific monographs, she publishes on literature for the first time in this collection. Rita Charon is a general internist with an active medical practice at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. Dr. Charon is a Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Faculty Scholar in General Internal Medicine. She is currently a student in the graduate program in English at Columbia University and is focusing her studies on the application of narrative theory to doctor-patient interactions. Julia E. Connelly, an associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Virginia, practices medicine in a rural community with two other primary care physicians. Her teaching interests include doctor-patient communication skills, literature written by physicians, and medical ethics. Peter W. Graham, who teaches English at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, is one of the founding editors of Literature and Medicine. He writes on both medical and literary topics, the most recent being Don Juan and Regency England. Michael S. Gurney is a gastroenterologist who practices in Portland, Oregon. Pamela White Hadas lives in New York City, where she is studying fine arts at the Parsons School of Design. Her last book is Beside Herself: Pocahontas to Patty Hearst. Drew Leder, a physician, is an assistant professor of philosophy at Loyola College in Maryland. His published work focuses on themes in phenomenology and the philosophy of medicine. His new book is entitled The Absent Body. Joan Lescinski, CSJ, is a Sister of Saint Joseph of Carondelet and a professor of English at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York. She currently Contributors 195 teaches courses in Victorian and modern fiction. Her article on Henry James is the result of sabbatical study in Oxford and Cambridge during 1987-88. /. Clinton McCann, Jr., is Assistant Professor of Old Testament at Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. He chairs the Book of Psalms Consultation for the Society of Biblical Literature, and is currently working on a book on the Psalms with the assistance of a grant from the Association of Theological Schools. William B. Ober is a semiretired pathologist and the author of Boswell's Clap: Essays on Literary Men's Afflictions and Bottoms Up! Essays on Medicine and the Humanities, both published by Southern Illinois University Press. Sidney F. Parham is a professor of English at Saint Cloud State University. He has published theater scholarship in such journals as Modern Drama and Theatre Journal. One of his plays has been professionally performed in Los Angeles. Stephen L. Post is a training/supervision analyst and chairman of the education committee of the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute, and Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at St. Louis University Medical School. F. S. Schwarzbach is Professor and Chair in the Department of English at Washington State University. He is the author of Dickens and the City and coeditor of Victorian Artists and the City, and is at work now on a study of Dickens as a social thinker. Elizabeth Sewell is a poet, novelist, and critic who resides in Greensboro, North Carolina. She is at present working on Giordano Bruno's memory treatises, and on a fourth novel. John Stone is a cardiologist, poet, and essayist who teaches at Emory University School of Medicine. His three books of poetry, most recently Renaming the Streets, are from LSU Press. A new book of essays, In the Country of Hearts, was published in September 1990 (Delacorte Press). Sally Wolff is Assistant Dean of Emory College...


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