Donovan, Courtney: "Graphic Pathogeographies." In: Journal of Medical Humanities 35.3 (2014), S. 273–299.
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Keywords: "L’ascension du haut mal", "Stitches", Autobiography, Beauchard. Pierre-François, David B., France, Illness, Small. David, Space, USA
Collection: Journal of Medical Humanities
This paper focuses on the graphic pathogeographies in David B.’s Epileptic and David Small’s Stitches: A Memoir to highlight the significance of geographic concepts in graphic novels of health and disease. Despite its importance in such works, few scholars have examined the role of geography in their narrative and structure. I examine the role of place in Epileptic and Stitches to extend the academic discussion on graphic novels of health and disease and identify how such works bring attention to the role of geography in the individual’s engagement with health, disease, and related settings.
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