Literature and Medicine


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Literature and Medicine

Course Description

This course explores, through canonical and contemporary texts, the relationship between literature and medicine. In this course, we will explore how literature reflects upon and offers insight into issues of health and illness, mind and body, the roles and relationships between medical practitioners and patients, and the broader social significance of medicine in literature.

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Ada, Ohio

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Literature and Medicine