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    The empathy exams : essays / Leslie Jamison
    Book | Graywolf Press | 2014
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    226 pages ; 21 cm
    Contents
    The empathy exams -- Devil's bait -- La frontera -- Morphology of the hit -- Pain tours (I) : La plata perdida ; Sublime, revised ; Indigenous to the hood -- The immortal horizon -- In defense of saccharin(e) -- Fog count -- Pain tours (II) : Ex-votos ; Servicio supercompleto ; The broken heart of James Agee -- Lost boys -- Grand unified theory of female pain -- Works consulted -- Acknowledgements -- Judge's afterword / Robert Polito -- A conversation with Leslie Jamison.
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    Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-222).
    Summary
    A collection of essays explores empathy, using topics ranging from street violence and incarceration to reality television and literary sentimentality to ask questions about people's understanding of and relationships with others.
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    Essays. Selections
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    9781555976712 (pbk.) :
    1555976719 (pbk.)
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