Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Johann Kaspar Lavater

  • The face of a very trivial death

    Frank Gonzalez-CrussiChicago, Illinois, United States Of all the objects that our eyes can see, none engrosses so large a share of our thoughts and emotions as that little patch of bodily surface—so small that an extended hand may completely cover it—which we call “the face.” For here lies embodied and supremely condensed the entire strength…