Best of BLR and Study Guide

Best of the Bellevue Literary ReviewThe Best of the Bellevue Literary Review is a powerful and eloquent assemblage of favorite stories, essays, and poems from our first six years. Published by the Bellevue Literary Press, the book contains an eclectic range of writing from both emerging and celebrated writers, including Julia Alvarez, Rafael Campo, Rick Moody, and Abraham Verghese. If you are new to the BLR, this is the perfect introduction to the wonderful writing that has graced our pages.

The Best of the Bellevue Literary Review offers a free study guide for teachers of literature, ethics, medical students, nursing students, health care professionals and general reading groups. 

We welcome feedback on the study guide. The study guide is copyrighted Department of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine © 2007

Browse The Best of Bellevue Literary Review study guide by section:
Part I: Initiation
Part II: Conflict: Grappling with Illness
Part III: Denouement

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