Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2019

288 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474452519

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Antonia White and Manic-Depressive Illness

Patricia Moran

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • · Rereads Antonia White's writing in the context of manic-depressive illness and scholarship on narrative identity and illness.
  • Historicises the diagnosis and treatment of White's illness in medical, psychoanalytic and Catholic contexts
  • Documents how psychoanalysis and Catholicism served as master narratives or templates for White's stories of self
  • Compares White's experiences of manic-depressive illness to those of Virginia Woolf