Fresh from medical school in the winter of , the young and inexperienced Dr. Bomgard assumes the role of the only doctor in a provincial Russian hospital. This item:A Alma Classics Young Doctor’s Notebook by Mikhail Bulgakov Mikhail Bulgakov () was a Soviet Russian author and playwright best. : A Young Doctor’s Notebook (): Mikhail Bulgakov: Books.
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A Country Doctor’s Notebook. No one likes going to the doctor, even if the doctor is a hunk with the most fabulous cheekbones like mineor a hottie with the prettiest ass this side of the donkey sanctuary like yours. To ask other readers questions about A Country Bulgaklv Notebookplease sign up. See our Returns Policy. One person found this helpful. Ships from and sold by Amazon. And likewise the reader — for most of these stories were first printed singly in Soviet medical journals — is invited to take the practitioner’s viewpoint, which, best part of a century ago, is very much about shining the light of science into the deplorable darkness of peasant ignorance.
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His humility and willingness to accept the help of experienced assistants–even those with little formal training–were admirable, as was his dedication to this practice. Trivia About A Country Doctor’ Sadly, I think a lot was lost in the translation. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. He contracted typhus and nearly died at his posting, and after a shaky recovery he began his professional transition from physician to playwright and author. Let’s imagine bulhakov I was spending only five minutes – five!
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As with James Herriot, these are tales of a green young practitioner, newly qualified and moved to the sticks; similar sort of gripping adventures, but there are no delightfully eccentric supervisory colleagues — he’s on his own with [more experienced] assistants and nurses, whom he thankfully the wisdom to listen to.
Alone at night in his study, with only his soctor lamp for comfort, he reflects: I’d like to get a look at that edition sometime to see if I prefer Aplin’s translation to Glenny’s. The Master and Margarita. Luckily most of his patients survive! Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: In fact, it becomes downright disjointed.
Joon Rhee I read two translations of the book, and from what I see, there are only two translations of the book: Please try again later. There’s a lot of original details and left out or transformed so a modern reader could relate to the material more, but it isn’t as incomprehensible as Aplin’s.
It is a notebook resource for those who are aspiring to become doctors.
Thank God, doctors are no longer sent out to “practice” with so little practical training. It happens to us all. He is very afraid of encountering terrible problems requiring surgery he has never seen or never done. He describes his colleagues, his challenges, his triumphs – and it is as though we were there with him. His humility and willingness to accept the help of experienced assistants–even those with little formal training–were admirable, as was his dedication to this practice.
Eventually the doctor heads to the district hospital to collect his pay, and in the process, spins a paper-thin yarn about hearing of a case whereby a doctor removed a tooth. Share your thoughts with other customers.
In a year I have seen 15, patients, I had hospitalized patients, and only six died. From day one, he finds he has big shoes to fill, with the previous incumbent revered by the midwives and medical assistant.
Books by Mikhail Bulgakov. Imagine the entire villages infected with syphilis without having any idea about the disease or its severity, and abandoning life-saving treatment halfway through at the earliest signs of yougn.
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His sympathetic portrayal of White characters in his stories, in the plays The Days of the Turbins The White Guardwhich enjoyed great success at the Moscow Art Theatre inand Flightand his satirical treatment of the officials of the New Economic Notebokk, led to growing criticism, which became violent after the play The Purple Island. See all 26 reviews. Forty-eight days ago I graduated with high distinction, but distinction is one thing and hernia is another.
A major theme throughout the whole collection is the doctor’s inexperience, due to the fact that he mikhaill young and very newly qualified.
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Thank God, doctors are no longer sent out to “practice” with so little practical training. Slowly he learns his trade through interactions with hundreds of local peasants, full of superstition and misinformation, but who slowly come to trust his skill. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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Bomgard assumes the role of the only doctor in a provincial Russian hospital. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. His lack of confidence in his abilities is a direct consequence of being thrown into a situation he feels utterly under-prepared for and unworthy of.