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ENGL3398
Module Reading List

Medical Humanities: Representing Illness, Disability, and Care, 2018/19, Semester 1
Dr Amelia DeFalco
a.i.defalco@leeds.ac.uk
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Rebecca Brown, The gifts of the body ISBN: 9780060926533; 0060926538 (pbk)  

Margaret Edson, Wit ISBN: 1854594583  

Joyce Farmer, Special exits : a graphic memoir ISBN: 9781606997604 (pbk.) : £16.99  

Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go  

Ian Williams, The bad doctor ISBN: 9781908434289 (pbk.); 1908434287 (pbk.)  

Arthur Frank, “Being a Good Story: Humanities as Therapeutic Practice.” in Health Humanities Reader. Eds. Therese Jones et al. Rutgers University Press, 2014.     

Rebecca Garden, “Who Speaks for Whom? Health Humanities and the Ethics of Representation.” Medical Humanities ISSN: 1468-215X; 1473-4265 41.2 (2015): 77-80     

Lorrie Moore, “People Like That Are the Only People Here: Canonical Babblings in Peed Onk”   

Catherine Belling, “Begin with a Text: Teaching the Poetics of Medicine.” Journal of medical humanities. ISSN: 1041-3545 34.4 (2013): 481-491.     

Rita Charon, “Narrative Medicine: Attention, Representation, Affiliation” Narrative. ISSN: 1063-3685 13.3 (2005): 261-270.     

Ian Williams, “Comics and the Iconography of Illness,” in Graphic medicine manifesto ISBN: 9780271066493 ((pbk. ; alk. paper)); 0271066490 ((pbk. ; alk. paper)). Eds. M.K. Czerwiec et al. Penn State University Press, 2015.    Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

David Mitchell and Sharon Snyder, “Narrative Prosthesis and the Materiality of Metaphor” from Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discourse.     

Eva Kittay et al. “Dependency, Difference and the Global Ethic of Longterm Care.” The journal of political philosophy. ISSN: 0963-8016 13.4 (2005): 443-469.     

Janelle Taylor, “On Recognition, Caring, and Dementia.” Medical Anthropology Quarterly ISSN: 0745-5194 22.4 (2008): 313-335.     

Luna Dolezal, “Morphological Freedom and Medicine: Constructing the Posthuman Body” The Edinburgh companion to the critical medical humanities ISBN: 9781474400046 hardback.    Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

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The Edinburgh companion to the critical medical humanities ISBN: 9781474400046 hardback. Ed. Sarah Atkinson, Jane Macnaughton, Jennifer Richards, Anne Whitehead, and Angela Woods. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2016. ISBN-13: 9781474400046
 
 

The Cambridge companion to literature and disability ISBN: 9781107458130 (pbk.) : £18.99; 9781107087828 (hbk.) : £55.00. Ed. Clare Barker and Stuart Murray. Cambridge UP, 2017. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (afp 02/10/2018) 

Health Humanities Reader. Ed. Therese Jones et al. Rutgers UP, 2014.
 

Sara Wasson, “Before Narrative: Episodic Reading and Representations of Chronic Pain.” BMJ Medical Humanities ISSN: 1468-215X; 1473-4265 44 (2018): 106-112.    

Angela Woods, “The Limits of Narrative: Provocations for the Medical Humanities.” BMJ Medical Humanities ISSN: 1468-215X; 1473-4265 37.2 (2011): 73–78. doi:10.1136/medhum-2011-010045  

Still Alice. (USA 2014; Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland)

The Savages [videorecording]. (USA 2007; Tamara Jenkins)

Away from Her (Canada 2006 ; Sarah Polley)

 

This list was last updated on 25/09/2018