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Odd leaves from the life of a Louisiana swamp doctor.

Henry Clay Lewis

Odd leaves from the life of a Louisiana swamp doctor.

by Henry Clay Lewis

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Published by Literature House in Upper Saddle River, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Louisiana
    • Subjects:
    • Physicians -- Louisiana -- Fiction.,
    • Physicians -- Louisiana -- Humor.,
    • Swamps -- Louisiana -- Fiction.,
    • Swamps -- Louisiana -- Humor.,
    • Humorous stories, American.,
    • Louisiana -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Facsimile reproduction of the ed. published in Philadelphia by T. B. Peterson in 1858.

      SeriesAmerican humorists series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.L5863 Od2, PS2246.L363 Od2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination203 p.
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4436888M
      ISBN 100839811608
      LC Control Number79091084

        In his book Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor, Henry Clay Lewis contrasts the lives of a city physician and a swamp doctor to highlight the various elements that contribute to survival in the rural south. The narrator describes one humorous difference as follows: “The city physician may be of weak and effeminate. Louisiana swamp doctor by Odd leaves from the life of a Louisiana "swamp doctor." Publication date Topics Lewis, Henry Clay, Authors, American Publisher Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on Febru SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:

      Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana "Swamp Doctor" (), for which Lewis used the pseudonym "Madison Tensas, M. D."2 Three of Lewis's sketches and one of his poems not included in Odd Leaves are included in John Q. Anderson's recent volume, Louisiana Stüamp Doctor, a biography of Lewis with an edition of Lewis's writings They were collected and published anonymously in as Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor. Louisiana Swamp Doctor was written in two parts; the first of which is the story of the life of Henry Clay Lewis and contains much Madison Parish history. The .

        --Henry Clay Lewis, in Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor, edited by Edwin T. Arnold (Louisiana State University Press, ) Prev Next.   Buy Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor by Henry Clay Lewis from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones Author: Henry Clay Lewis.


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Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana "Swamp Doctor." In "The Swamp Doctor's Adventures in the South-West. Containing the Whole of the Louisiana Swamp Doctor; Streaks of Squatter Life; and Far-Western Scenes; in a Series of Forty-Two Humorous Southern and Western Sketches, Descriptive of Incidents and Character.

By "Madison Tensas," M.D., and "Solitaire," (John S. Robb, of St. Louis, Mo. Odd Leaves From The Life Of A Louisiana Swamp Doctor book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In addition to being one of the leadi /5. Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor is a series of sketches that follow the outlandish misadventures of Dr.

Madison Tensas―Lewis’ literary persona. Many of these stories were first published in New York’s Spirit of the Times. Using dialect, comic imagery, folklore, picaresque autobiography, and the form of the mock oral Cited by: 3. Odd leaves from the life of a Louisiana "swamp doctor" Item Preview remove-circle Odd leaves from the life of a Louisiana "swamp doctor" by Lewis, Henry Clay, ; Darley, Felix Octavius Carr,ill.

Publication date Publisher Philadelphia, Pa.: A. HartPages: madison tensas. odd leaves from the life of a louisiana “swamp doctor.” contents. the city physician versus the swamp doctor; my early life; getting acquainted with the medicines; a tight race considerin’ taking good advice; the day of judgment; a rattlesnake on a steamboat; frank and the professor; the curious widow; the mississippi.

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Odd leaves from the life of a Louisiana swamp doctor. [Henry Clay Lewis] -- Autobiographical in many respects, Odd Leaves relays the story of a swamp doctor named Madison Tensas, whose nomadic childhood, medical school years, and.

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Madison Tensas--Lewis' literary persona. Using dialect, comic imagery, folklore, picturesque autobiography, and the. They purport to describe the youthful experience (and antics) of an elderly "swamp doctor" named Dr.

Madison Tensas. In fact, they are the work of Henry Clay Lewis, a young Jewish-American doctor who, after graduating from the Louisville Medical Institute inset up practice in MADISON County, Louisiana, along the banks of the TENSAS River.

Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor is a series of sketches that follow the outlandish misadventures of Dr. Madison Tensas, Lewis' literary persona.

Many of these stories were first published in New York's Spirit of the Times/5(6). Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor is a collection of Lewis’ sketches—a comic vision of the southern backwoods.

Edwin T. Arnold's Introduction places Lewis’ writing in the context of his times, discussing his role in the development of southwestern humor as a literary genre and emphasizing Lewis’ contribution to. Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor and Streaks of Squatter Life and Far-West Scenes | This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting.

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Free shipping for many products. (under the pseudonym "Madison Tensas") Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor. Philaelphia: A Hart, Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, Bibliography: Criticism: Anderson, John Q.

"Folklore in the Writings of the Louisiana Swamp Doctor." Southern Folklore Quarterly 19 (December ): "Odd Leaves" from the book "Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor" by Henry Clay Lewis Black-and-white reproduction of the face plate of "Odd Leaves" from the book "Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor" by Henry Clay Lewis.

Share via Facebook; Share via Twitter; Share via Email; Print this Article. Book Reviews 1 25 anthologies produçe an image of Lewis as just another gentleman humorist from the South, Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor reveals a complex literary imagination, in which alcohol and racial anxiety combine to produce a vision of the South as fraught with psychological tension as that of Poe or Faulkner.

Odd Leaves From The Life Of A Louisiana Swamp Doctor, And Streaks Of Squatter Life And Far-West Scenes: Madison Tensas: Paperback: General book. Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor by Henry Clay Lewis,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(6).

Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor is a series of sketches that follow the outlandish misadventures of Dr. Madison Tensas--Lewis' literary persona. Many of these stories were first published in New York's Spirit of the : Henry Clay Lewis; Edwin T Arnold.

Henry Clay Lewis (–) was an American short story writer and medical doctor whose work is largely attributed as the greatest example of humor in the Old Southwest.

Lewis wrote in the style of "Old Southwest Humor" for his only work, Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor, which is a collection of skits he wrote and then organized under the pseudonym Madison : Henry Clay Lewis, J.

Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor is a series of sketches that follow the outlandish misadventures of Dr. Madison Tensas, Lewis' literary persona. Many of these stories were first published in New York's Spirit of the : Henry Clay Lewis, who wrote under the pseudonym Madison Tensas, was the author of the book Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana “Swamp Doctor,” a collection of twenty-two stories narrated by a backwoods physician.