Madness and Modernism: Insanity in the Light of Modern Art, Literature, and Thought. Louis Sass, Author Basic Books $30 (p) ISBN Madness and Modernism has ratings and 12 reviews. In this book, Louis Sass, a clinical psychologist, offers a new vision of schizophrenia, comparing it. Madness and Modernism: Insanity in the Light of Modern Art, Literature, and Louis A. Sass Modernism and its Discontents: Philosophical Problems of.

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Antonin Artaud, who spent much ofhis life in mental hospitals, is an obvious choice.

I love Sass’s work. An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 55 5: To the contrary, I would argue that diese similarities exist primarily sasss the author’s mind, which is able to “recognize”‘ them only because it has itself been shaped by modern culture.

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Sign in to use lpuis feature. The Architecture of Agentive Self-Awareness. Also provides a comprehensive view of the style and sensibility associated with “modernism” in art, literature, and culture.

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But definitely very interesting reading, completely engrossing. In his introduction, Werner Sollors notes that “themes” in literature are rarely Schizophrenia and Modern Culture Appendix: Norwegian Insanity Law After Breivik.

Thinking Through Dementia Julian C. May 30, William Gortowski rated it znd was amazing. Have you ever wanted to at least feel situated in our non-situatedness? Louis Sass No preview available – A Bestiary of Modernity.

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The Quest for a Responsible Responsibility Test: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Robinson – – Harvard Univ. Geburt der Louiis Kultur. Here is a highly original portrait of the world of insanity, along with a provocative commentary on modernist and postmodernist culture.

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Leonard rated it really liked it Nov 17, Modernism and ssass Discontents: Similar I’d imagine to ‘Anti-Oedipus’ a bit, which I intend to read soon, though this book is very even handed and consistently belabors its scientific and psychological facts without ever going over to the point of saying what it is obviously saying. Moore – – Criminal Law and Philosophy 9 4: From inside the book. Simplifying further, the author concludes that modernism may be subsumed under the double heading of hyperreflexivity and alienation.


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Madness and Modernism: Insanity in the Light of Modern Art, Literature, and Thought

It is no more valid or useful than lumping together schizophreniamanic-depression, paranoia, and organic brain disease under the heading of “insanity. Subscribe to our monthly listings of English events taking place across the North East. View freely available titles: It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

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