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Title The empathy exams [BOOK DISCUSSION] : essays / Leslie Jamison.
Author Jamison, Leslie, 1983- author.
Publication Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2014]
Description 226 pages ; 21 cm
Call # 814 J
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.
Bibliography 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.
Subject Empathy.
Pain.
Addl. Title Essays. Selections
ISBN 9781555976712 (pbk.) :
1555976719 (pbk.)

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