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Title Journeys into madness [electronic resource] : mapping mental illness in Austro-Hungary / edited by Gemma Blackshaw and Sabine Wieber.

Imprint New York : Berghahn Books, 2012.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description viii, 213 p. : ill., map.
Series Austrian and Habsburg studies ; v. 14
Austrian and Habsburg studies ; v. 14.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The mad objects of fin-de-siècle Vienna : journeys, contexts, and dislocations in the exhibition 'Madness and modernity' / Leslie Topp -- Solving riddles : Freud, Vienna, and the historiography of madness / Steven Beller -- Symphonies and psychosis in Mahler's Vienna / Gavin Plumley -- Creating an appropriate social milieu : journeys to health at a sanatorium for nervous disorders / Nicola Imrie -- Travel to the spas : the growth of health tourism in Central Europe 1850-1914 / Jill Steward -- Vienna's most fashionable neurasthenic : Empress Sisi and the cult of size zero / Sabine Wieber -- Peter Altenberg : authoring madness in Vienna circa 1900 / Gemma Blackshaw -- Hell is not interesting, it is terrifying : a reading of the madhouse chapter in Robert Musil's The man without qualities -- Reason dazzled : Klimt, Krakauer, and Eyes of the Medusa / Luke Heighton -- Mapping the sanatorium : Heinrich Obersteiner and the art of psychiatric patients in Oberdbling around 1900 / Anna Lehninger -- The Wuerttemberg Asylum of Schussenried : a psychiatric space and its encounter with literature and culture from the outside / Thomas Mueller and Frank Kuhn.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Mental illness -- Austria -- History.
Mentally ill -- Austria -- History.
Mental health services -- Austria -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Blackshaw, Gemma.
Wieber, Sabine.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780857454584 (hardback alk. paper)
9780857454591 (e-book)

 
    
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