A Graphic Heroine

Florence Nightingale in Japanese Manga

 


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Florence Nightingale has been a popular figure in Japan for decades. In this talk, Laura Newman will use Nightingale's many appearances in comic books or manga to explore why she has had such a powerful effect on Japanese culture and nursing. It will be illustrated with colourful examples of manga, including a recent incarnation of Nightingale as a cloned schoolgirl.

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Where

Florence Nightingale Museum
St Thomas' Hospital, 2 Lambeth Palace Road, London, SE1 7EW
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