Emerging Diseases Since 1950
Emerging diseases, which come in a variety of forms, began to appear just when medical science was confident that scourges like smallpox and polio had been conque...
In the following excerpt, Meyers examines works by nineteenth- and twentieth-century authors that reveal differing attitudes and ideas relating to disease.
Disease and the Novel explores an importan...
In the following excerpt, Biasin focuses on disease as a theme in modern European literature.
Considering how common illness is, how tremendous the spiritual change that it brings, how astonishing, w...
In the following essay, Jelly argues that modern fiction has become increasingly concerned with portraying characters who are afflicted with disease.
It probably began because Flaubert's father...
What is Disease"
A disease is a condition that prevents or stops the body or any of its parts from working well.
What is an Infectious disease"
Infectious diseases are those that can be spread or t...