Über den Autor
Michael Mack (PhD. Cambridge) is Reader in English Literature and Medical Humanities at Durham University, UK.
Acknowledgments; 1. Think Again: An Introduction; 2. Death Again: Reimagining the End; 3. Revisiting Torture and Torment; 4. Revisiting Clones: Change and the Politics of Life; 5. Rethinking Suffering: Self and Substance; 6. The Birth of Literature; 7. The Birth of Politics; 8. Rethinking Birth and Aging: A Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Argues for the importance, and societal impact, of the study of the arts and humanities, and of literature in particular.