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

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.

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To simplify his task he identifies seven interdependent aspects or features of modernism that are also seen in schizophrenic patients. Russian Avant-Garde and Radical Modernism: Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.


It was a tad bloated, but otherwise very very good. Contact Contact Us Help. Describes my state of mind in high school disturbingly well. Subscribe to our monthly listings of English events taking place across the North East. BasicBooksAug 28, – Art – pages. Feldman – – Cambridge University Press. Modernism and its Discontents: Sas of acceptance will be by Wednesday 4 April.

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Peter Remington – – In Nancy Billias ed. Although I sympathize with the need to reduce contemporary trends and schools to manageable proportions, oversimplification inevitably leads Sass to engage in misrepresentation.

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Holmes rated it really liked it Jan 05, Louis Arnorsson Sass No preview available – Read about our previous events. If the volume has important implications for the treatment of mental illness, as a jacket blurb proclaims, scholars of modern art and literature will be disappointed.

Thought and Language 4. Fleming – – P. In this book, Louis Sass, a clinical psychologist, offers a new vision of schizophrenia, comparing it with the works of such artists and writers as Kafka, Beckett, and Duchamp and philosophers including Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault and Derrida.

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