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Out of Her Mind: Women Writing on Madness (2000)

by Rebecca Shannonhouse

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Some of the most beautiful short stories ever written on depression. Definitly touches the soul. Very insightful and very emotional. ( )
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0375755020, Paperback)

Out of Her Mind, edited by Rebecca Shannonhouse, captures the best literature by and about women struggling with madness. A remarkable chronicle of gifted and unconventional women who have spun their inner turmoil into literary gold, the collection features classic short stories, breathtaking literary excerpts, key historical writings, and previously unpublished letters by Zelda Fitzgerald.

Shannonhouse’s recent anthology, Under the Influence: The Literature of Addiction, is also available as a Modern Library Paperback Original.

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