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Title Madness and creativity in literature and culture / edited by Corinne Saunders and Jane Macnaughton.

Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  820.93561 M266 2005    ---  Available
Description xiv, 244 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / J. Macnaughton & C. Saunders -- READING MADNESS: LITERATURE IN MEDICINE -- Madness and creativity: communication and excommunication / R. Porter -- Doctors as performance artists / M. O'Donnell -- Ambiguity in attitudes to madness and creativity / R. Downie -- MADNESS IN LITERATURE--MEDIEVAL TO MODERN -- 'Thoughtful maladie': madness and vision in Medieval writing / C. Saunders -- 'Inexpressibly dreadful': depression, confession and language in 18th century Britain / A. Ingram -- Wonders in the deep: Cowper, melancholy and religion / S. Sykes -- 'Mad as a refuge from unbelief': William Blake and the sanity of dissidence / D. Fuller -- 'Why then ile fit you': representations of madness in some Nineteenth and Twentieth-century poems / M. O'Neill -- Madness, medicine and creativity in Thomas Mann's The magic mountain / M. Evans -- WRITING MADNESS: PSYCHOANALYSIS AND LITERATURE -- Creative writers and psychopathology: the cultural consolations of 'The wound and the bow' thesis / P. Waugh -- Myth of the artist / A. Alvarez -- 'Writing madness' (dialogue) / A. Byatt & I. Sodre -- Breaking down or breaking out? (dialogue) / P. Barker & A. Piette.
Subject English literature -- History and criticism.
Psychoanalysis and literature.
Mentally ill, Writings of the -- History and criticism.
Authorship -- Psychological aspects.
Literature -- Psychological aspects.
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Authors, English -- Psychology.
Literature and mental illness.
Mental illness in literature.
Mentally ill in literature.
Creative ability.
Added Author Saunders, Corinne J., 1963-
Macnaughton, Jane.
ISBN 1403921997
Standard No. NLM 101237449
YDXCP 100365550
NZ1 8525059

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