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Madness in Literature by Lillian Feder
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Madness in Literature

by Lillian Feder

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0691014019, Paperback)

To probe the literary representation of the alienated mind, Lillian Feder examines mad protagonists of literature and the work of writers for whom madness is a vehicle of self-revelation. Ranging from ancient Greek myth and tragedy to contemporary poetry, fiction, and drama, Professor Feder shows how literary interpretations of madness, as well as madness itself, reflect the very cultural assumptions, values, and prohibitions they challenge.

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