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The doctor stories / William Carlos Williams ; compiled with an introduction by Robert Coles ; afterword by William Eric Williams.

Author/Creator:
Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963.
Publication:
New York, N.Y. : New Directions, 1984.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 142 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Physicians -- Fiction.
Physicians.
Arzt.
Arzt.
Belletristische Darstellung.
Medical subjects:
Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963.
Physicians -- Fiction.
Literature.
Medicine in Literature.
Physicians -- United States -- personal narratives.
Local subjects:
Médecins -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Physicians in Literature.
Form/Genre:
Belletristische Darstellung.
Fiction.
Summary:
This collection of thirteen "doctor stories," six poems on medical matters, and a selection from The Autobiography "can help many others take a knowing look at the medical profession."--Back cover.
Contents:
Mind and body
Old Doc Rivers
The girl with a pimply face
The use of force
A night in June
Jean Beicke
A face of stone
Dance pseudomacabre
The paid nurse
Ancient gentility
Verbal transcription : 6 a.m.
The insane
Comedy entombed : 1930
The practice (from The autobiography)
Poems : The birth, Le médecin maglré lui, Dead baby, A cold front, The poor, To close.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1 & 2)
Penn Chronology:
1984
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Coles, Robert.
ISBN:
0811209253
9780811209250
0811209261 (pbk.)
9780811209267 (pbk.)
OCLC:
10753195
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