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.

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

His book on Schreber and Wittgenstein is moderniism recommended. A stunning revelation of the eerie likeness between schizophrenic insanity and the sensibility of modern art, literature, and thought, Madness and Modernism presents a vivid and highly original portrait of the world of the madman, along with a provocative commentary on modernist and postmodernist culture.

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Mar 12, Derrik rated it it was amazing Shelves: Book titles OR Moderniam titles. Modernidm Arnorsson Sass No preview available – From inside the book. 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 These categories permit him to identify corresponding tendencies in schizophrenia which, he argues, is best understood as a disease of hyperrationality, detachment, and self-absorption.


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This entry has no external links. Be the first to ask a question about Madness and Modernism. Describes my state of mind in high school disturbingly well. Also provides a comprehensive view of the style and sensibility associated with “modernism” in art, literature, and culture.

Humanistic in outlook this book explores the relationship between modernist art and literature and schizophrenia and schizoid related disorders. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Conventionally seen as a loss of rationality, perhaps involving a return to some infantile or bestial condition, schizophrenia, according to Sass, is better understood as, in a sense, a disease of hyperrationality, with detachment from action, emotions, and the body and entrapment in forms ofacute self-consciousness and heightened awareness.


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Disturbances of Distance 6. The Truth-Taking Stare 3. Insanity in the Light of Modern Art, Literature and Thought is the magnum opus of the distinguished moeernism psychologist and phenomenologist of psychopathology Louis A. Madness and Modernism Insanity in the light of modern art, literature, and thought revised edition Louis Sass International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry. If the volume has important implications sasd the treatment of mental illness, as a jacket blurb proclaims, scholars of modern art and literature will be disappointed.

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