Table of contents for Madness and creativity in literature and culture / edited by Corrine Saunders and Jane Macnaughton.


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Introduction: J.Macnaughton & C.Saunders
PART ONE: READING MADNESS: LITERATURE IN MEDICINE
Madness and Creativity: Communication and Excommunication--R.Porter
Doctors as Performance Artists--M.O'Donnell
Ambiguity in Attitudes to Madness and Creativity--R.Downie
PART TWO: MADNESS IN LITERATURE--MEDIEVAL TO MODERN
'The Thoughtful Maladie': Madness and Vision in Medieval Writing--C.Saunders
'Inexpressibly Dreadful': Depression, Confession and Language in 18th Century Britain--A.Ingram
Wonders in the Deep: Cowper, Melancholy and Religion--S.Sykes
'Mad as a Refuge from Unbelief': William Blake and the Sanity of Dissidence--D.Fuller
'Why then Ile Fit You': Representations of Madness in Some Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Poems--M.O'Neill
Madness, Medicine and Creativity in Thomas Mann's The Magic Mountain--M.Evans
PART THREE: WRITING MADNESS: PSYCHOANALYSIS AND LITERATURE
Creative Writers and Psychopathology: the Cultural Consolations of 'The Wound and the Bow' Thesis: P.Waugh
The Myth of the Artist--A.Alvarez
'Writing Madness' (Dialogue)--A.Byatt & I.Sodre
Breaking Down or Breaking Out? (Dialogue)--P.Barker & A.Piette
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: English literature History and criticism, Psychoanalysis and literature, Mentally ill, Writings of the History and criticism, Authorship Psychological aspects, Literature Psychological aspects, Creation (Literary, artistic, etc, )Authors, English Psychology, Literature and mental illness, Mental illness in literature, Mentally ill in literature, Creative ability