Revels in Madness: Insanity in Medicine and Literature (Corporealities: Discourses of Disability)

Revels in Madness: Insanity in Medicine and Literature (Corporealities: Discourses of Disability)

By: Allen Thiher (author)Hardback

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Revels in Madness provides a history of Western culture''s shifting understandings of insanity as evidenced in its literature and as influenced by medical knowledge at any given time.'

About Author

Allen Thiher is Curator's Professor of French in the Department of Romance Languages, University of Missouri. His other books include Words in Reflection and The Power of Tautology: The Roots of Literary Theory.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780472110353
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9780472110353
  • ISBN10: 0472110357

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