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By William Carlos Williams

Not just for scholars and medical professionals, this quantity comprises Williams's 13 "doctor stories," numerous of his most renowned poems on scientific concerns, and "The perform" from The Autobiography.

those writings, including Dr. Robert Coles's enthusiastic appraisal of training Williams and Dr. William Eric Williams's own and touching filial account, "My Father, the Doctor," make up an interesting and well timed research of the poet as a doctor of infrequent humanity and self-knowledge. As Coles indicates, Dr. Williams's writing can assist many others take a figuring out examine the scientific career.

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