The Rise of Autobiographical Medical Poetry and the Medical Humanities

The Rise of Autobiographical Medical Poetry and the Medical Humanities

In this fascinating book, Johanna Emeney examines the global proliferation of new poetry related to illness and medical treatment from the perspective of doctors, patients, and carers in light of the growing popularity of the medical humanities. She provides a close analysis of poetry from New Zealand, the USA, and the UK that deals with sociological and philosophical aspects of sickness, ailment, medical treatment, care, and recuperation.

The Rise of Autobiographical Medical Poetry and the Medical Humanities

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