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Author Ofri, Danielle
Title The Best of the Bellevue Literary Review
Imprint New York : Bellevue Literary Press, 2008
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Descript 1 online resource (321 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I: Initiation -- Patients -- "The Plagiarist" by Hollis Seamon -- "Having an MRI/Waiting for Laundry" by Jan Bottiglieri -- "The Road to Carville" by Pat Tompkins -- "What Were the White Things?" by Amy Hempel -- "Angina" by Alicia Ostriker -- "Cold Kiss" by John Kay -- "Nesting in a Season of Light" by Angela Wheelock -- "Fissure" by Debra Anne Davis -- Doctors -- "She Makes the First Cut" by Linda Tomol Pennisi -- "I Want to Tell My Daughter Not to Name the Cadaver" by Linda Tomol Pennisi -- "MUD" by Thomas McCall -- "The Initiation" by Alicia Ostriker -- "Love Is Just a Four-Letter Word" by David Watts -- "Field Trip, Ypsi State" by Roy Jacobstein -- "Ask Him If He Knows Jesus" by Clarence Smith -- "Shobo (Pyrexia of Unknown Origin)" by Dannie Abse -- "Prisoner" by John Stone -- Coming of Age -- "First Born" by John Grey -- "Breathe" by Caroline Leavitt -- "If Brains Was Gas" by Abraham Verghese -- "See Photo Below" by Rick Moody -- Part II: Conflict: Grappling with Illness -- Disability -- "The Facts" by Mark Rigney -- "Forgettery" by Rachel Hadas -- "The Absolute Worst Thing" by Seth Carey -- "Sentence" by Barbara F. Lefcowitz -- "Pain" by Stephen Dixon -- Coping -- "Revelations" by David Shine -- "The Little Things" by Joan Malerba-Foran -- "Writing Poems on Antidepressants" by Nikki Moustaki -- "The Bald and the Beautiful" by William Bradley -- "In the Hospital" by David Lehman -- "How Suffering Goes" by Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor -- "Postoperative Care" by Arlene Eager -- "Midnight in the Alzheimer's Suite" by Floyd Skloot -- "Flu Shot" by David Watts -- Madness -- "The City of Light" by Sandy Suminski -- "Bellevue" by Julia Alvarez -- "Shaking the Dead Geranium" by Harriet Rzetelny -- "Thanksgiving: Visiting My Brother on the Ward" by Peter Schmitt -- "Overblown" by Hal Sirowitz
Connections -- "Songs from the Black Chair" by Charles Barber -- "Psychotherapist at the Landfill" by Lou Lipsitz -- "The Caves of Lascaux" by Miriam Karmel -- "Surgeon" by Sharon Pretti -- "The Levitron" by Robert Oldshue -- "Miss Erma, Private Duty" by Madeleine Mysko -- "Biofeedback" by David Milofsky -- Family -- "Peeled Grapes" by Sharon Olds -- "Lily of the Valley" by Emma Wunsch -- "Above the Angels" by Philip Levine -- "The Liver Nephew" by Susan Ito -- "The Golden Hour" by Sue Ellen Thompson -- "So Much in the World Is Waiting to Be Found Out" by Sariah Dorbin -- "Socks" by Meg Kearney -- "Stubborn" by Meg Kearney -- Part III: Denouement -- Mortality -- "Living Will" by Holly Posner -- "Studies in the Subjunctive" by Ruthann Robson -- "To a Child Contemplating Suicide" by Helen Klein Ross -- "Art" by Eric Nelson -- "A Roomful of Christmas" by Scott Temple -- "'Silence = Death'" by Rafael Campo -- "The Raft" by Toni Mirosevich -- "A Widow at 93" by Andrew Merton -- "Morning at Fifty" by Alan L. Steinberg -- Death -- "His Own Time" by John Thompson -- "The Accident" by Gray Jacobik -- "Helicopters" by Elinor Benedict -- "Breathing" by Cortney Davis -- "Cemetery Plums" by Jim Tolan -- "The Long Journey Home" by James Tate -- Loss -- "The Weight of Absence" by Judy Katz -- ". . . Divorced, Beheaded, Survived" by Robin Black -- "In Suicide's Tracks" by Lisa Rosen -- "Apartment 1-A" by Amy Mehringer -- "First Anniversary" by Joan Michelson -- "Her Last Week in Their Paradise" by Elaine Schear -- "How Snow Arrives" by Michael Collier -- "Medicine Chest" by Amanda Auchter -- Aftermath -- "First Steps" by Floyd Skloot -- "Another Life" by Susan Varon -- "Sleeping on the Perimeter" by Gaynell Gavin -- "Survivor" by Eamon Grennan -- "Whatever Is Left" by Cortney Davis -- "Visual Anguish and Looking at Art" by Carol Zoref -- "Strategy" by Samuel Menashe
"Bereavement and Beyond" by Joan Kip -- "In The End" by Robert Nazarene -- About the Contributors
Selections from the well-regarded magazine featuring fiction, nonfiction, and poetry
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Ofri, Danielle The Best of the Bellevue Literary Review New York : Bellevue Literary Press,c2008 9781934137048
Subject Medicine in literature.;Medicine -- Poetry
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