Call for Reviews

Reviewer needed: ‘War, Art, and Surgery: The work of Henry Tonks & Julia Midgley’ edited by Samuel Alberti

Edited by Samuel Alberti (Royal College of Surgeons of England), ‘War, Art, and Surgery’ provides the first full illustrated catalogue of the Royal College of Surgeons collection of works by Henry Tonks and artwork created by Julia Midgley – with short essays and testimonies from personnel involved. The book falls on the heels of Read more…

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Book Review

‘Chief Complaint: A Country Doctor’s Tales of Life in Galilee’ reviewed by Dr Dorothy Woodman

‘Chief Complaint: A Country Doctor’s Tales of Life in Galilee’ by Hatim Kanaaneh (Just World Books, 2015) As Susan Sontag has argued convincingly, illness is a medical condition, cultural production, and literary trope. In Chief Complaint: A Country Doctor’s Tales of Life in Galilee, ‘Israeli-Arab’ Hatim Kanaaneh uses his medical Read more…

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Reviews

Painting Portraits: A Review

William Viney writes: There’s an old West Country joke of which I’ve grown fond: a Booker Prize winning novelist and a professor of clinical neurophysiology walk into a museum. There, they speak about faces, trauma, compassion, art, writing, experiment, and the First World War and, at the end, they agree Read more…

By mdiclhumanities, ago
Centre for Medical Humanities