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Title Creative dialogues : narrative and medicine / edited by Isabel Fernandes, Cecilia Beecher Martins, Amândio Reis and Zuzanna Sanches.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015.

Subject Diseases in literature.
Narrative medicine.
Narration.
Narrative Therapy.
Alt Name Fernandes, Isabel, 1953-
Martins, Cecilia Beecher,
Reis, Amândio, 1989-
Sanches, Zuzanna,
Description 1 online resource (313 pages)
Note Print version record.
Contents Table of contents; list of tables and figures; acknowledgements; introduction; part i; on clinical history; confronting the other; venatio, vexatio and the subductionof meaning in medicine; the third culture; part ii; can you die from notbeing listened to?; narrative medicine; lessons from a brain disease; selves, holding their own with illness; dissonance and decision; part iii; representations of illnessin contemporary short fiction; william shakespeareand the representationof female madness; poetics of trauma; don't look back; fiction as healing; mary shelley's frankenstein; part iv.
Summary This volume is the outcome of work done in the groundbreaking field of Narrative Medicine by an interdisciplinary research team based at the University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES) and devoted to the international project Narrative and Medicine since 2009. The articles and essays gathered here, heterogeneous as they may be (such is the natural outcome of research carried out across disciplines), are not only of high caliber when read individually, but also constitute an inval ...
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
ISBN 9781443878920 (electronic bk.)
1443878928 (electronic bk.)
9781443874489 (hbk.)
1443874485 (hbk.)
OCLC # 913333430
Additional Format Print version: Creative dialogues : narrative and medicine. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015 9781443874489 (OCoLC)913072524.