Abstract

Abstract:

This article argues that a primary context for medical humor is a culture of suffering that permeates the medical profession and suggests that this laughter–suffering connection is part of a broader phenomenon called the medical carnivalesque that is found in medical culture.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1535-1882
Print ISSN
0021-8715
Pages
pp. 3-26
Launched on MUSE
2020-01-09
Open Access
No
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