May 28, 2022  
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LTWR 203 - Literature and Health

Units: 3
Explores how literature and film articulate the personal and social dimensions of illness, pain and suffering, and human bodily variations and changes (race, class, sexualities, age, and disability). Interrogates ethical conflicts in the philosophy, technology, and practice of medicine as represented by literature and film. Genres include poetry, fiction, drama, and non-fiction. Texts range from the Bible, Greek drama, and Shakespeare through contemporary literature and film, including writing by doctors and nurses. Introduces basic modes of literary and film analysis.

Satisfies GE area: C2



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