An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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Chekhov's doctors: A collection of Chekhov's medical tales. Edited by Jack Coulehan.

Kent, OH: The Kent State University Press, 2003.

"Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other" is a well-known quote by Anton Chekhov, the Russian physician and writer. Founder of both the modern short story and modern prose drama, Chekhov practiced medicine in a sporadic manner throughout his life; doctors appear in 83 of his short stories.

Subjects: LITERATURE / Philosophy & Medicine & Biology