Princeton University Library Catalog

On doctoring : stories, poems, essays / edited by Richard Reynolds and John Stone ; Lois LaCivita Nixon and Delese Wear, editorial assistants.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Simon & Schuster, c1995.
Εdition:
New, rev., and expanded ed.
Description:
448 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes:
On t.p. "[i]" appears as a caduceus.
Contents:
  • It Is Still a Privilege to Be a Doctor / Carola Eisenberg -- Naaman Cured of Leprosy, 2 Kings 5:1-14 / The Bible -- Ecclesiasticus (or Sirach) 30:14-17 / The Bible -- Ecclesiasticus (or Sirach) 38:1-15 / The Bible -- Death Be Not Proud / John Donne -- This Living Hand, Now Warm and Capable / John Keats -- The Stethoscope Song / Oliver Wendell Holmes -- There's Been a Death / Emily Dickinson -- Surgeons Must Be Very Careful / Emily Dickinson -- I Heard a Fly Buzz / Emily Dickinson -- "Hope" Is the Thing with Feathers / Emily Dickinson -- Aphorisms / William Osler -- The Curse of Eve / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Misery / Anton Chekhov -- A Doctor's Visit / Anton Chekhov -- "Out, Out-" / Robert Frost -- Excerpt from The Summing Up / W. Somerset Maugham -- The Practice / William Carlos Williams -- The Artist / William Carlos Williams -- Between Walls / William Carlos Williams -- Le Medecin Malgre Lui / William Carlos Williams -- The Birth / William Carlos Williams --
  • The Last Words of My English Grandmother / William Carlos Williams -- The Girl with a Pimply Face / William Carlos Williams -- The Use of Force / William Carlos Williams -- A Country Doctor / Franz Kafka -- The Watch / Frances Cornford -- The Immortals / Jorge Luis Borges -- Indian Camp / Ernest Hemingway -- Hills Like White Elephants / Ernest Hemingway -- A Summer Tragedy / Arna Bontemps -- My Most Humiliating Jim Crow Experience / Zora Neale Hurston -- Larynx / Pablo Neruda -- Before the Anaesthetic, or a Real Fright / John Betjeman -- Musee des Beaux Arts / W. H. Auden -- The Art of Healing / W. H. Auden -- A Worn Path / Eudora Welty -- The Doctor Who Sits at the Bedside of a Rat / Josephine Miles -- Sheep / Josephine Miles -- Excerpt from A Few Green Leaves / Barbara Pym -- Glaucoma / Edward Lowbury -- House Calls / Lewis Thomas -- Leech Leech, et Cetera / Lewis Thomas -- Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night / Dylan Thomas -- Next Day / Randall Jarrell --
  • Washing Your Feet / John Ciardi -- The Bean Eaters / Gwendolyn Brooks -- Coming into the End Zone / Doris Grumbach -- Doctor, Talk to Me / Anatole Broyard -- Faith Healing / Philip Larkin -- Saba / Ferrol Sams -- Fortitude / Kurt Vonnegut -- A Man Told Me the Story of His Life / Grace Paley -- A Correct Compassion / James Kirkup -- X-Ray / Dannie Abse -- Case History / Dannie Abse -- Carnal Knowledge / Dannie Abse -- Diabetes / James Dickey -- The Cancer Match / James Dickey -- Talking to Grief / Denise Levertov -- Death Psalm: O Lord of Mysteries / Denise Levertov -- Everything That Rises Must Converge / Flannery O'Connor -- A Deathplace / L. E. Sissman -- Mercy / Richard Selzer -- Imelda / Richard Selzer -- The Last Decision / Maya Angelou -- A Day in the Life of an Internist / Richard C. Reynolds -- Excerpt from The Call of Stories / Robert Coles -- Medical Ethics and Living a Life / Robert Coles --
  • Little Elegy: For a Child Who Skipped Rope / X. J. Kennedy -- Auden and the Liposome / Gerald Weissmann -- Going / Miller Williams -- A Day in the Death / Miller Williams -- One More Time / Patricia Goedicke -- The Appointment / L. J. Schneiderman -- The Five Stages of Grief / Linda Pastan -- Notes from the Delivery Room / Linda Pastan -- Remission / Linda Pastan -- The House Officer's Changing World / Joseph Hardison -- On Embalming / Frank Gonzales-Crussi -- Gaudeamus Igitur / John Stone -- Death / John Stone -- the lost baby poem / Lucille Clifton -- poem to my uterus / Lucille Clifton -- Death of Bed 12 / Ghassan Kanafani -- Don't Touch the Heart / Lawrence K. Altman -- What the Doctor Said / Raymond Carver -- My Death / Raymond Carver -- The Woman Who Could Not Live with Her Faulty Heart / Margaret Atwood -- 35/10 / Sharon Olds -- Miscarriage / Sharon Olds -- The Knitted Glove / Jack Coulehan -- Good News / Jack Coulehan --
  • On the Subject of Doctors / James Tate -- Medicine / Alice Walker -- Mistakes / David Hilfiker -- The Dawn of Wonder / Melvin Konner -- Let's Talk About It / David Rinaldi -- What Hell Is / Heather McHugh -- Suffering / Ronald Valdiserri -- Touching / David Hellerstein -- Excerpt from My Own Country / Abraham Verghese -- Invasions / Perri Klass -- Hospital Sketchbook: Life on the Ward Through an Intern's Eyes / Elspeth Cameron Ritchie -- The Son: Returning Home / Jon Mukand -- We Are Nighttime Travelers / Ethan Canin.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
0684802554 :
LCCN:
95016111
OCLC:
32347961
Related name:
RCP:
C - S