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Author Kottler, Jeffrey A.

Title Divine madness : ten stories of creative struggle / Jeffrey A. Kottler.

Imprint San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  616.8909 K848d 2006    ---  Available
Description xiii, 311 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-310).
Contents The nature of madness and creativity : myths and realities -- Sylvia Plath: perfected in death -- Judy Garland: under the rainbow -- Mark Rothko: painted in blood -- Ernest Hemingway: living up to his legend -- Virginia Woolf: a great lake of melancholy -- Charles Mingus: musical hallucinations -- Vaslav Nijinsky: a method to his madness -- Marilyn Monroe: killed by kindness -- Lenny Bruce: sick and dirty comic -- Brian Wilson: afraid of the water -- Interpretations of meaning in the lives of creative geniuses.
Subject Mental illness -- Case studies.
Mental illness -- Anecdotes.
Genius and mental illness -- Anecdotes.
Art and mental illness -- Anecdotes.
Mental Disorders.
ISBN 0787981494 (alk. paper)
9780787981495 (alk. paper)
0787994138 (pbk.)
9780787994136 (pbk.)
Standard No. 9780787981495
NLM 101266439
NLGGC 284088528
YDXCP 2250817

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