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Literature and Medicine, Volume 8: The Cultures of Medicine. Kathryn Allen Rabuzzi, Robert W. Daly, Alfred S. Wang, Barbara Corado Pope, Richard B. Pilgrim, James J. Preston, Robert A. Orsi, Jarold Ramsey, Marian Gray Secundy, Nancy J. Barnes, Elias Papadimitrakopoulos, others.

Literature and Medicine, Volume 8: The Cultures of Medicine

Hardcover, Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued.

Sound binding and hinges. Text pages clean, off-white, with minor dampstaining at lower margin (does not extend into text). Paper over boards is edge rubbed, lightly shelf worn. ; Contents: Wang, Lu Hsun and Maxine Hong Kingston: medicine as a symbol in Chinese and Chinese American literature. Pope, Emile Zola's Lourdes: land of healing and rupture. Pilgrim, The Buddhist mandala. Preston, Necessary Fictions: healing encounters with a North American saint. Orsi, The cult of the saints and the reimagination of the space and time of sickness in twentieth-century American Catholicism. Ramsey, The poetry and drama of healing: the Iroquoian Condolence Ritual and the Navajo Night Chant. Secundy, Coping with words and song: the New Orleans jazz funeral. Barnes, Lady Rokujo's ghost: spirit possession, Buddhism, and healing in Japanese literature. Papadimitrakopoulos (trans by John Taylor), The hernia operation. Arens, Characterology: Hapsburg Empire to Third Reich. Brophy and Brophy, Medical sports fitness: an ancient parody of Greek medicine. Tucker, Instructions to the patient. Book reviews. ; 9.25" tall; 182 pages.

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