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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The Separated Self Part Three: Jan 07, Peter Mcloughlin rated it it was amazing Shelves: Holmes rated it really liked it Jan 05, Modernism and its Discontents: Choose your country or region Close. Often critics try to diagnose artists with what disorder they have. From inside the book.

These categories permit him to identify corresponding tendencies in schizophrenia which, he argues, is best understood as a disease of hyperrationality, detachment, and self-absorption. While it is well written and wide-ranging, the bulk of the discussion is concerned with mental illness. 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.

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Kerem Cankocak rated it it was amazing Apr 04, Academic Skip to main content. In an epilogue and appendix, he considers whether modern culture might actively contribute to the genesis or shaping of schizophrenic forms of pathology, and he discusses the possible role of abnormalities of the brain.

Michael Neve – – History of Science Jan 02, Blakely rated it it was amazing. Myriam rated it it was amazing Aug 16, A shame snd has not followed up on it since it was published except for one book on Wittgenstein which I have to find.


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

To many critics the term’s lack ofspecificity renders itvirtually useless. Simply Rational Gerd Gigerenzer.

I love Sass’s work. Swede rated it really liked it Dec 09, In this revised edition of a now classic work, Louis Sass, a clinical madnese, offers a radically new vision of schizophrenia, comparing it with the works of such artists and writers as Kafka, Beckett, and Duchamp, and considering the ideas of philosophers including Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, and Derrida.

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Might modernism be “only a negative category,” he asks initially, “an madnees diverse collection of styles and attitudes, linked by nothing more than.

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

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Willard Bohn – – Philosophy and Literature 17 2: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. To simplify his task he identifies seven interdependent aspects or features of modernism that are also seen in schizophrenic patients.

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Biomedical Fluid Dynamics Troy Shinbrot. Here is a highly original portrait of the world of insanity, along with a provocative commentary on modernist and postmodernist culture.

There is no attempt to present modernixm objective selection, which inevitably skews the results. If you would like to present at the symposium, please send abstracts of no more than words as well as a short bio-note to the convenor, Angela Woodsby Thursday 29 March Louis Sass No preview available – Perception and Personality 2.


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Refresh and try again. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The equation between madness and modern art is not sasx hopelessly reductive, therefore, but doubly so.

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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.

Fleming – – P. Although the author also maintains that schizophrenia can provide important insights into modern aesthetics, this seems doubtful. Paperbackpages.

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