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Physician in Literature
By Norman Cousins (editor)
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Publisher Henry Holt & Co
Publication date March 1, 1982
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780030596537
ISBN-10 003059653X
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Original list price $16.95
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Summary
Examines the works of both classic and contemporary authors to determine the role of the physician in literature as a symbol of human knowledge, healing, scientific irony, perceptivity in a crisis, and more
Amazon.com description: Product Description: From the Jacket Flap: "The artist and scientist...the imaginative writer and the researcher in the lab...the poet and the physician who tends him. These relationships of apparent opposites are illuminated by this new [anthology}, which has been assembled and annotated by the distinguished editor, humanist - and patient - Norman Cousins....The stories, poems, and essays gathered together in this book cast fascinating and highly individual shafts of light on these ancient and modern conflicts and concurrences...."

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780030596537 Book cover for 9780721627397
 
from W B Saunders Co (June 1, 1982); titled "The Physician in Literature"
9780721627397 | details & prices | List price $22.28
About: Examines the works of both classic and contemporary authors to determine the role of the physician in literature as a symbol of human knowledge, healing, scientific irony, perceptivity in a crisis, and more
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from Henry Holt & Co (March 1, 1982)
9780030596537 | details & prices | List price $16.95
About: Examines the works of both classic and contemporary authors to determine the role of the physician in literature as a symbol of human knowledge, healing, scientific irony, perceptivity in a crisis, and more

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