Life Writing as Empathy

Vol. 42 No. 2 | September 2016

Author Title
Foreword
Rocío G. Davis Empathy and Life Writing
Articles
Suzanne Keen Life Writing and the Empathetic Circle
Luis Galván The Uses of Empathy in Literary Theory and Hermeneutics: A Systems-Theoretical Approach
Stephanie Butler The Circulation of Grief in English Women’s WWII Correspondence
Rosalía Baena No Pity: Disability Memoirs and Narrative Empathy in Robert Murphy’s The Body Silent and Reynolds Price’s A Whole New Life
Lourdes López-Ropero Empathizing with the Rights of Others: Reading Jamaica Kincaid’s My Brother and Edwidge Danticat’s Brother, I’m Dying as Humanitarian Narratives
Sabrina Vellucci Narrative Empathy at the Interface of Auto/Biography and Film: Frida by Hayden Herrera (1983) and Julie Taymor (2002)
Evelyn Chew and Alex Mitchell How Is Empathy Evoked in Interactive Multimodal Life Stories?
Arthur W. Frank Knowing Other People’s Stories: Empathy, Illness, and Identity
Literary and Cultural Criticism
Wei-yao Lee The Victory Ode and National Narrative: William Wordsworth’s Thanksgiving Ode
José R. Ibáñez “All the Guns Must Have the Same Caliber”: A Kachruvian Study of Ha Jin’s Chineseness in “Winds and Clouds over a Funeral”
Kelly S. Walsh Figures of Violence in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road: “No Remedy for Evil but Only for the Image of It”