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The last physician : Walker Percy and the moral life of medicine

Author: Carl Elliott; John D Lantos
Publisher: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Walker Percy brought to his novels the perspective of both a doctor and a patient. This collection of essays explores not only Percy's connections to medicine but also the under-appreciated impact  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Last physician.
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607375193
Named Person: Walker Percy; Walker Percy; Walker Percy; Walker Percy; Walker Percy; Walker Percy
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Elliott; John D Lantos
ISBN: 0822323362 9780822323365 0822323699 9780822323693
OCLC Number: 40813329
Description: vii, 167 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Dr. Percy's hold on medicine / Robert Coles --
The act of seeing with one's own eyes / Ross McElwee --
Why doctors make good protagonists / John Lantos --
From eye to ear in Percy fiction: changing the paradigm for clinical medicine / Martha Montello --
Prozac and the existential novel: two therapies / Carl Elliott --
Ethics in the ruins / David Schiedermayer --
Walker Percy and medicine: the struggle for recovery in medical education / Richard Martinez --
Now you are one of us: gender, reversal, and the good read / Laurie Zoloth --
Inherited depression, medicine, and illness in Walker Percy's art / Bertram Wyatt-Brown --
Pathology rounds with Dr. Percy: the modern malaise, its causes and cure / Brock Eide --
Walker Percy, reluctant physician / Jay Tolson --
Afterword: writing and rewriting stories / John Lantos.
Responsibility: edited by Carl Elliott and John Lantos.
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"For Walker Percy's fans and for readers who are just discovering his work, The Last Physician provides an explanation for why his stories were so seminal in the maturation of many an adult and many Read more...

 
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