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Published: 31 October 2017

544 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198779292

Bookseller Code (05)

Madness and Modernism

Insanity in the light of modern art, literature, and thought (revised edition)

Louis Sass

International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry

  • A revised edition of a classic work that has been out of print for many years
  • Brings literary and philosophical topic together with psychiatry/psychopathology
  • Full of vivid illustrations
  • Includes extensive endnotes discussing scientific and philosophical background
  • Provides a complete introduction to the psychopathology of schizophrenia, perhaps the quintessential mental disorder. Also provides a comprehensive view of the style and sensibility associated with "modernism" in art, literature, and culture.
  • Presents complex ideas present in a vivid, often literary style

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