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Essays providing a detailed survey of medical figures and themes in novels and short stories of Herman Melville: Characterizations are considered in detail; medical allusions are illustrated by generous quotation and set against medicine of the early nineteenth century; and Melville's own health and experience are linked to details of his works.
Melville's Complaint: Doctors and Medicine in the Art of Melville. Ann Intern Med. ;115:335. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-115-4-335_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;115(4):335.
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