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Lost Words:
Narratives of Language and the Brain, 1825-1926
L. S. Jacyna

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS vii
ACKNOWLEDMENTS ix
Introduction 3
The Historiography of Aphasia 12
Chapter One Construing Silence 22
Talking to Your Self; Talking to Other Selves 25
Lordat's Philosophy Medicine 32
Medicine as Science 36
Losing the Self 38
Legislating for Speech 44
Conclusion 48
Chapter Two "The Word Turned Upside Dawn" 53
Word, Reason, Power 54
Materializing the Word 62
The Grotesque Symposium 66
Conclusion 76
Chapter Three The Discourse of Aphasia 81
Building an Archive 84
The Classificatory Imperative 94
Disciplinary Designs 96
Narrative Devices 103
Case Law 114
Conclusion 117
Chapter Four John Hughlings Jackson and the Predicament of the "Speechless Man" 123
Jackson's Way of Writing 126
The Duality of Mind 130
Word, Will and Power 132
The Predicament of the Speechless Man 137
Conclusion 142
Chapter Five Head Wounds 146
Aphasia: Befeore and After 148
Finding the Ideal Patient 150
Technologies of Inquiry 157
The Varieties of Aphasia 161
Constructing Pathology 162
Conclusion 167
Chapter Six Dissonant Voices 171
Freud's Zur Auffasung der Aphasien 174
Marie's Travaux et Memories 181
Bergen's Matter of Memory 194
Chapter Seven Making Good 204
Heroic Measures 207
Talking Cures 214
Conclusion 222
Conclusion 231
Index 239

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