|Author||: Solomon Posen|
|Publisher||: Radcliffe Publishing|
|Release Date||: 2005|
|Pages||: 320 pages|
|Rating||: 4.7/5 (56 download)|
Download or read book The Doctor in Literature written by Solomon Posen and published by Radcliffe Publishing. This book was released on 2005 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Posen, a retired physician and a former English major, has indexed 1500 passages from approximately 600 novels, short stories and plays describing physicians. He also analyzes several persistent themes in literature, such as doctors' fees, lack of time, bedside manner and social status. Posen's extensive research has uncovered a resentment of doctors and a discontent with the medical profession that transcends time and place. Annotation : 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).