Revels in madness : insanity in medicine and literature / Allen Thiher.

"Revels in Madness offers a history of Western culture's shifting understandings of insanity as evidenced in its literature and as influenced by medical knowledge. The book traces the period from the development of Greek medicine, and of Greek tragedy and comedy, to contemporary representa...

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Main Author: Thiher, Allen, 1941- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1999.
Series:Corporealities.
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