Life Writing as Empathy

Vol. 42 No. 2 | September 2016

Author Title
Rocío G. Davis Empathy and Life Writing
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”