Tag Archives: C. Louis Leipoldt

Medical and literary coupling

Stephen Finn South Africa   (To be read aloud, with gusto and with a strong beat) Collage created by Hektoen staff. Images from left to right. Top row: Portrait of Rabelais, circa 1820. By Louis-Fran├žois Durrans. From the Rabelais Museum, via Wikimedia; Anton Chekhov, via Wikimedia. Center: Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash Bottom […]

C. Louis Leipoldt: the polymath physician and literary giant

Stephen Finn South Africa   Fig 1: Afrikaans poet C. Louis Leipoldt. circa 1910. Public Domain. Via Wikimedia. Looking out across a landscape of dramatic mountains and purple and orange sunsets is a small cave. Listen carefully in this desolate place in a western corner of South Africa, and you will hear in the distance […]