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Clinical practitioners are key actors in lots of recognized works of fiction and literature, providing a necessary perception into the social, scientific, clinical and moral issues in their authors and readers. in spite of the fact that, doctors are frequently left little time to discover such cultural perceptions in their occupation, and through extension themselves, regardless of the level to which the perspectives in their sufferers and society were - and nonetheless are - formed by means of them. medical professionals in Fiction explores and analyzes representations of clinical practitioners in fiction, encompassing vintage and modern literature, renowned fiction, and authors from many countries and traditions. those comprise between others: Albert Camus A* Anton Checkhov A* Robertson Davies A* Graham Greene A* George Eliot A* Ian McEwan A* F. Scott Fitzgerald A* Jaroroslav Hasek A* Henrik Ibsen A* John Irving A* Patrick O'Brien A* Boris Pasternak A* Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn This publication can be of curiosity to these with an curiosity within the scientific humanities, and to scholars of cultural heritage and literature. it is going to even be of specific curiosity to scientific practitioners of every kind who take pleasure in literature and want to appreciate and mirror upon wider perceptions in their occupation.

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