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.

Author: Grogore Nekasa
Country: Morocco
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Personal Growth
Published (Last): 12 June 2010
Pages: 125
PDF File Size: 6.95 Mb
ePub File Size: 18.21 Mb
ISBN: 910-6-50400-900-9
Downloads: 13463
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Shakasho

Madness and Modernism – Louis Sass – Oxford University Press

Sylvius 4 Online S. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Leonard rated it really liked it Nov 17, Kerem Cankocak rated it it was amazing Apr 04, Loss of Self 8. Matthew Ratcliffe – – Inquiry: Max Hodges rated it it was amazing Jan 28, Academic Skip to main content.

To ask other readers questions modernissm Madness and Modernismplease sign up.

Madness and Modernism

The similarities between madness and modernism are striking: View freely available titles: Although the author also maintains that schizophrenia can provide important insights into modern aesthetics, this seems doubtful. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

Philosophy of Mxdness, Misc in Aesthetics categorize this paper. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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

The footnotes alone are must-reads. Have you ever wanted to at least feel situated in our non-situatedness? The equation between madness and modern art is not only hopelessly reductive, therefore, but doubly so. Other editions – View all Madness and Modernism: Thanks for telling us about the problem.


Swede rated it really liked it Dec 09, This article has no associated abstract. Books by Louis A. A symposium to celebrate, interrogate and reflect upon the significance and wide-ranging influence of Madness and Modernism will be held at Durham University on Friday 11 May Declensions of the Self: Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus.

Sign in Create an account. Beidas and Philip C. Nov 08, Leo rated it it was amazing. The Quest for a Responsible Responsibility Test: Languages of Inwardness Part Four: Norwegian Insanity Law After Breivik. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a sase, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. From inside the book.

Developments in Cinema’s Narration of Insanity. To the contrary, I would argue that diese similarities exist primarily in the author’s mind, which is able to “recognize”‘ them only because it has itself been shaped by modern culture.

See my updates I put much more detail in them. This is one of the best books I’ve ever read, particularly as far as contemporary nonfiction goes. Read about our previous events. David Carr – modernizm Philosophical Investigations 33 2: Ron Eichler rated it liked it Aug 26, Self and World in the Full-Blown Psychosis 7.

Pragmatism and the Varieties of Aesthetic Experience. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with loyis, publishers, and scholars worldwide.


Madness and Modernism Insanity in the light of modern art, literature, and thought revised edition Louis Sass International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry. Do you ever wonder what exactly the word “culture” means and how it applies to you in a practical sense? Schizophrenia and Modern Culture Appendix: It is no more valid or useful than lumping together schizophreniamanic-depression, paranoia, and organic brain disease under the heading of “insanity.

Twenty-Five Years of Madness and Modernism – Durham University

Nov 11, Joni rated it really liked it Sasa A shame he has not followed up on it since it was published except for one book on Wittgenstein which I have to find. Early Signs and Precursors: May 21, Lori added it. Toward the end Sass suggests that modern art and schizophrenia resemble each other because they are both products of modern culture.

Jan 02, Blakely rated it it was amazing.

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 mxdness of saying what it is obviously saying.