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Madness and modernism

Louis A. Sass

Madness and modernism

insanity in the light of modern art, literature, and thought

by Louis A. Sass

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schizophrenia,
  • Modernism (Art),
  • Modernism (Literature),
  • Modernism (Aesthetics)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLouis A. Sass.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC514 .S316 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 595 p. :
    Number of Pages595
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15382916M
    ISBN 100674541375
    LC Control Number94078745
    OCLC/WorldCa31223660

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Louis A. Sass is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University who specializes in severe psychopathology, philosophy and psychology, and psychology and the arts.

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