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Boswell's Clap and Other Essays: Medical Analyses of Literary Men's Afflictions
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins
Publication date October 1, 1988
Binding Paperback
Edition Reissue
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060971878
ISBN-10 0060971878
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $8.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Forensic doctor shows "how medical information and insights can illuminate and perhaps resolve certain literary problems". The essays incluude Plato's account of Socrates' death, John Keats use of opium, madness of several poets,how D,H, Lawrence's illness and psychosexual conflicts affected his last novel. "Mischievously humorous"

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780809308897
 
1 edition from Southern Illinois Univ Pr (August 1, 1979); titled "Boswell's Clap and Other Essays: Medical Analyses of Literary Men's Afflictions"
9780809308897 | details & prices | 312 pages | List price $19.95
About: In this “cock to Aesculapius,” a distin­guished pathologist shows how simple medical analyses can be applied centu­ries later to reconstruct the scene and as­sign a more probable cause of disability or death.
Paperback
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Reissue edition from Harpercollins (October 1, 1988); titled "Boswell's Clap and Other Essays: Medical Analyses of Literary Men's Afflictions"
9780060971878 | details & prices | List price $8.95
About: Forensic doctor shows "how medical information and insights can illuminate and perhaps resolve certain literary problems".
Reprint edition from Southern Illinois Univ Pr (January 1, 1988); titled "Boswell's Clap and Other Essays: Medical Analyses of Literary Men's Afflictions"
9780809314331 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $19.95

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