Kim, Ji-hyun Philippa

Dr. Ji-Hyun Philippa Kim received her Ph.D. from Harvard University and is Assistant Professor of French at Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York.

Portrayals of Medicine, Physicians, Patients, and Illnesses in French Literature From the Middle Ages to the Present: A Collection of Essays
2011 0-7734-1512-2
This collection of essays examines the various representations of medicine in French Literature, from the Middle Ages to the present. It addresses questions of how we have developed, authorized and dealt with the concept of being studied and treated as scientific subjects. The study also investigates how we negotiate being patients, doctors, and spectators in defining the concept and the field of medicine.