Literature and Medicine

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Literature and Medicine  
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Discipline Literature, Medicine
Language English
Edited by Catherine Belling
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Biannually
Standard abbreviations
Lit. Med.
ISSN 0278-9671 (print)
1080-6571 (web)
OCLC no. 31871349

Literature and Medicine is an academic journal founded in 1982. It is devoted to researching and understanding the interfaces between literary and medical knowledge. Literary and cultural texts are used to examine concerns related to illness, trauma, the body, and other medical issues. Articles are provided by experts in a variety of fields in both medicine and the humanities and social sciences. There are two issues each year, one general, one thematic.

The journal is published biannually in May and November by the Johns Hopkins University Press. Circulation is 497 and the average length of an issue is 164 pages.

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