Vol VIII, Issue 4 Date of Publication: October 09, 2023
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20529/IJME.2023.023

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Coming to terms with ‘slow living’ in crip time: Graphic novels on chronic illness

S Mahalakshmi
Shubha Ranganathan
The last few years have seen a surge in first-person accounts by people experiencing chronic illness and disability, whether in the form of autobiographies, memoirs, or graphic books. Additionally, people experiencing chronic illness and disability are chronicling their experiences in blogs and social media.* Graphic medicine literature is replete with graphic novels and comics on a range of conditions and disabilities. This piece reviews two such recent works that stand out for their remarkable insights despite their simplicity.

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©Indian Journal of Medical Ethics 2023: Open Access and Distributed under the Creative Commons license ( CC BY-NC-ND 4.0),
which permits only non-commercial and non-modified sharing in any medium, provided the original author(s) and source are credited.

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