Publisher description for Out of her mind : women writing on madness / edited by Rebecca Shannonhouse.


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Counter Out of Her Mind, edited by Rebecca Shannonhouse, captures the best literature by and about women struggling with madness. A remarkable chronicle of gifted and unconventional women who have spun their inner turmoil into literary gold, the collection features classic short stories, breathtaking literary excerpts, key historical writings, and previously unpublished letters by Zelda Fitzgerald.

Shannonhouse’s recent anthology, Under the Influence: The Literature of Addiction, is also available as a Modern Library Paperback Original.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mental illness Fiction, Mentally ill women Fiction, Women and literature English-speaking countries, American prose literature Women authors, English prose literature Women authors, Mentally ill women Biography, Mentally ill, Writings of the, Mental illness