Madness and the mad in Russian culture / edited by Angela Brintlinger and Ilya Vinitsky.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Brintlinger, Angela, (Editor), Vinit︠s︡kiĭ, I. I︠U︡. 1969- (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Russian
Published: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2007.
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Table of Contents:
  • A cheerful empress and her gloomy critics : Catherine the Great and the eighteenth-century melancholy controversy / Ilya Vinitsky
  • The Osvidetel'stvovanie and Ispytanie of insanity : psychiatry in Tsarist Russia / Lia Iangoulova
  • Madness as an act of defence of personality in Dostoevsky's The double / Elena Dryzhakova
  • Vsevolod Garshin, the Russian intelligentsia, and fan hysteria / Robert D. Wessling
  • On hostile ground : madness and madhouse in Joseph Brodsky's 'Gorbunov and Gorchakov' / Lev Loseff
  • The concept of revolutionary insanity in Russian history / Martin A. Miller
  • The politics of etiology : shell shock in the Russian army, 1914-1918 / Irina Sirotkina
  • Lives out of balance : the 'possible world' of Soviet suicide during the 1920s / Kenneth Pinnow
  • Early Soviet forensic psychiatric approaches to sex crime, 1917-1934 / Dan Healey
  • Writing about madness : Russian attitudes toward psyche and psychiatry, 1887-1907 / Angela Brintlinger
  • 'Let them go crazy' : madness in the works of Chekhov / Margarita Odesskaya
  • The genetics of genius : V.P. Efroimson and the biosocial mechanisms of heightened intellectual activity / Yvonne Howell
  • Madwomen without attics : the crazy creatrix and the procreative Iurodivaia / Helena Goscilo
  • A 'new Russian' madness? : Fedor Mikhailov's novel Idiot and Roman Kachanov's film Daun Khaus / Andrei Rogachevskii
  • Methods of madness and madness as a method / Mikhail Epstein.