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Published: 04 April 2002

392 Pages | 17 halftones & line illus

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195151657

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The Nature of Melancholy

From Aristotle to Kristeva

Edited by Jennifer Radden

Spanning 24 centuries, this anthology of important Western writing about melancholy and its related conditions features the voices of philosophers, doctors, religious and literary figures, and modern psychologists. The book reveals a conversation across centuries and continents as the authors interpret, respond to, and build on each other's work.

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