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103. Narrative Empathy for the Other

Saturday, 9 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Northwestern–Ohio State, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the International Society for the Study of Narrative

Presiding: Patrick Horn, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

1. "Narrative Empathy as Acknowledgment," Ann Jurecic, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

2. "Narrative Strategies for Developing Cross-Racial and Cross-Cultural Empathy in the Short Fiction of Sandra Cisneros and Jhumpa Lahiri," Marilyn Edelstein, Santa Clara Univ.

Marilyn Edelstein's Annotation:
I'm ill and can't attend the MLA after all. If you're interested in my paper, feel free to contact me at

3. "Real 'Others': Pathways for Empathy in Autobiographical Narrative," Leah M. Anderst, Queensborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Literary Criticism and Theory

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