Medicine, Art & Literature

Medicine is a well-known theme in famous pieces of art and literature, the relationship between them is evident in the power of expression intelligently used to reveal and record information about many types of diseases and its cure.

Atonio Lobo Antunes

Year of Birth : 1942
Country : Portugal
Medical School : University of Lisbon.
Background : Portuguese novelist and medical doctor.
Awards : Prize of Portuguese Writers' Association (1985 and 1999)
France Culture Prize (1996 and 1997)
Rosalía de Castro Prize (1999)
The Austrian State Prize for European Literature (2000)
Ovid Prize, Romania (2003)
Latin Union International Prize (2003)
Jerusalem Prize (2005)
Camões Prize (2007)
Juan Rulfo Premio de Literatura en Lengua Romances (2008)
France Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (2008)
Fiction : South of Nowhere (1983)
Fado Alexandrino (1990)
The Return of the Caravels (1991)
An Explanation of the Birds (1991)
Act of the Damned (1993)
Treatise on the Passions of the Heart (1994)