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Title Latin American and Iberian perspectives on literature and medicine / edited by Patricia Novillo-Corvalán
Published New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 251 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature ; 31
Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature ; 31
Contents 1. Introduction : medical humanities perspectives on Iberian and Latin American literature / Patricia Novillo-Corvalán -- 2. Explorers of the human brain : the neurological insights of Borges and Ramón y Cajal / Patricia Novillo-Corvalán -- 3. The anti-diagnostics of Júlio Dinis and the medical hubris of Egas Moniz / Suzanne Black -- Oculists and other modern visionaries : epistemological myopia in José Fernandez Bremón's Un crimen científico / Rocío Rødtjer -- 5. Emilia Pardo Bazán and the diagnosis of cultural diseases / Anne W. Gilfoil -- 6. Darwinism and identity : evolution, science and medicine in Aluísio Azevedo's O mulato / Elizabeth A. Marchant -- 7. Simón Bolívar's illness in Gabriel García Márquez's The general in his labyrinth / Olivia Vázquez-Medina -- 8. Healing the family in Laura Esquivel's Like water for chocolate / Debra D. Andrist -- 9. Health and/as sickness in the fiction of Julio Cortázar / Dominic Moran -- 10. Asthma and its symbolism : the respiratory aesthetics of José Lezama Lima / William Rowlandson -- 11. Illness and utopia in Alejo Carpentier's The lost steps and Severo Sarduy's Beach birds / Guillermina De Ferrari -- 12. Calligraphies of illness in contemporary Catalan culture : the power of metaphor / Montserrat Lunati
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Comparative literature -- Iberian and Latin American
Comparative literature -- Latin American and Iberian
Latin American literature -- History and criticism.
Literature and medicine.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- Spanish & Portuguese.
Latin American literature.
Literature and medicine.
Iberian Peninsula -- Literatures -- History and criticism
Europe -- Iberian Peninsula.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Novillo-Corvalán, Patricia, editor.
ISBN 1315741792