This panel seeks papers on the topic of illness and medicine in nineteenth-century Russian literature. Potential topics include: the verisimilitude of the depiction of illness; the depiction of doctors and healers; the tension between modern medicine and folk remedies; pathology as manifestation of personality; pathology and psychology; illness as mystical and/or profane; illness and issues of mortality; issues of women’s health. Please send inquiries or 250-500 word abstracts ...
Sponsoring Organization(s) :
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Abstract due date:
Sunday, September 30, 2012