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The empathy exams : essays / Leslie Jamison.

Jamison, Leslie, 1983- author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781555970888
  • ISBN: 1555970885
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (226 pages)
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2014]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-222).
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Empathy.
Genre: Electronic books.

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