Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Brothers Grim

  • The Brothers Grimm under the knife

    Valerie Gribben San Francisco, California, United States    The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm (1916). Magic-infused fairytales and modern medicine are intertwined as closely as the curving double helix of DNA. Do you doubt this? Well, let us start by acknowledging that the word “magic” has to a large degree regrettably lost its luster.…