On Nursing: A Literary Celebration : an Anthology

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1993 - 355 pages
This anthology introduces a body of literature that nurses and health care professionals can turn to for support, inspiration, and catharsis. Maya Angelou, Emily Dickinson, and T.S. Eliot are among the featured contributors in an inspiring selection of poems, biographies, essays, letters, articles, and stories.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
On Literature and Nursing
5
On Women and Work
17
On Health and Illness
37
On Healing and Recovery
91
On Care Caring and Caregiving
113
Then and Now
145
On Life Stages
197
On Dying and Grieving
229
On Making a Difference
269
On Writing
299
Bibliography
331
Contributors
339
Author Index
349
Subject Index
353
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