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Some reflections on genius : and other essays

Author: W Russell Brain Brain, Baron
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott, [1961, ©1960]
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Genre/Form: Essays
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brain, W. Russell Brain (Walter Russell Brain), Baron, 1895-1966.
Some reflections on genius.
Philadelphia, Lippincott [1961, ©1960]
(OCoLC)988209879
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Russell Brain Brain, Baron
OCLC Number: 217570
Notes: Glossary of medical terms (p.192).
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Some reflections on genius --
Jonathan Swift: l'enfant terrible --
Dr. Johnson on science --
Dr. Johnson and the kangaroo --
The dancing bear --
The great convulsionary --
A post-mortem on Dr. Johnson --
Lord Monboddo: evolutionist and anti-Johnsonian --
Christopher Smart: the flea that became and eagle --
Dickensian diagnoses --
Grock the inimitable --
Sitting to Epstein --
Symbol and image --
Words.
Responsibility: Russell Brain ; drawings by Norman Smith.

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