Newfoundland's storytelling MD

Ryan, Beth
July 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/13/99, Vol. 161 Issue 1, p112
Academic Journal
Reports on Newfoundland doctor Ford Elms and his interest in language. Details of Elms' education and training in linguistic; Description of recitations, an oral form of storytelling; Elms' use of recitation as a hobby and distraction from pathology.


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