Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: The Master and Marguerita

  • Mikhael Bulgakov’s “The Steel Windpipe” in A Country Doctor’s Notebook

    Michael BloorUnited Kingdom Anton Chechov (1860–1904) is Russia’s most famous literary doctor, but another of Russia’s great twentieth century authors also practised medicine. Mikhael Bulgakov (1891–1940) was the banned author of The Master and Marguerita, first published twenty-six years after his death, a novel credited as a progenitor of magic realism and as the inspiration…