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Aspects of Death

Date
1917-1957
Reference
PP/FPW/D.1/4
Part of
Parkes Weber, Frederick (1863-1962)
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Description

The memento mori idea. Purposes and aspirations etc. Medical caricatures. In praise and dispraise of medicine (doctors and surgeons)--epigrams, proverbs, etc. The study of dying. Euthanasia, etc. Resuscitation from 'clinical death'. Includes Prof Robb-Smith's A History of the Teaching of Anatomy in Oxford (and correspondence), with letter from Dr Abraham Schwartz (USA)-pessimistic, cynical, ironical and satirical aspects of human life, human philosophy and human aspiration (18.iii.57) [No apparent connection between the 2 items]

Publication/Creation

1917-1957

Physical description

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