Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: psychological deliverance

  • The truth in facts is a derelict ruin: Forging a self through fiction

    Sara BakerAthens, Georgia, United States In his June 2, 2014 New Yorker article Inheritance,1 Ian Parker explores the connection between British novelist Edward St. Aubyn’s early traumatic life and his fiction. When we think of healing through writing, we usually think first of memoir and then perhaps of lyric poetry. Yet fiction offers advantages that…