Literature and medicine

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  • 209 Pages
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  • English
The Pennsylvania State University, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Department of Humanities , Hershey, Pa
Medicine in literature -- bibliography., Literature -- Bibliography -- Bibliogr
StatementJoanne Trautmann and Carol Pollard.
ContributionsPollard, Carol, 1940-, Society for Health and Human Values, Philadelphia.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 209 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21925776M

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Janis Caldwell, who practiced emergency medicine for five years before getting her Ph.D. in English, examines the philosophy and practice of nineteenth-century British literature and medicine in this book.

Anne Hunsaker Hawkins, PhD, is associate professor of humanities at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. She is author ofArchetypes of Conversion (Assoc.

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