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Bodily and narrative forms

the influence of medicine on American literature, 1845-1915

by Cynthia J. Davis

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
    • Literature and medicine -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Literature and medicine -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- 19th century,
    • Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- 20th century,
    • Body, Human, in literature,
    • Medicine in literature,
    • Diseases in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-248) and index.

      StatementCynthia J. Davis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS217.M44 D38 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 256 p. ;
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL51747M
      ISBN 100804737738
      LC Control Number99057776

      A narrative based in the bodily experiences—physical, emotional and more—of a central subject (personal essay or poetry) or character (fiction). Body narrative is a growing trend in not only artistic venues but also medicinal. "Developed at Columbia University in , 'Narrative Medicine' fortifies clinical practice with the ability to recognize, absorb, interpret, and be moved by stories. Non-narrative definition, a story or account of events, experiences, or the like, whether true or fictitious. See more.

      1 Narrative Analysis CATHERINE KOHLER RIESSMAN Narrative analysis in the human sciences refers to a family of approaches to diverse kinds of texts, which have in common a storied form. As nations and governments construct preferred narratives about history, so do social. Creativity in narrative essays oftentimes manifests itself in the form of authorial perspective. Use clear and concise language throughout the essay. Much like the descriptive essay, narrative essays are effective when the language is carefully, particularly, and artfully chosen.

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