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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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The similarities between madness and modernism are striking: In this revised edition of a now classic work, Louis Sass, a clinical psychologist, offers a radically new vision of schizophrenia, comparing it with the works of such artists and writers as Kafka, Beckett, and Duchamp, and considering the ideas of philosophers including Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, and Derrida.

Here is a highly original portrait of the world of insanity, along with a provocative commentary on modernist and postmodernist culture. Preface Prologue Part One: Early Signs and Precursors: Perception and Personality 2. The Truth-Taking Stare 3. The Separated Self Part Three: Thought and Language 4.


Disturbances of Distance 6. Languages of Inwardness Part Four: Self and World in the Full-Blown Psychosis 7.

Loss of Self 8. Memoirs of a Nervous Illness 9. The Morbid Dreamer Paradoxes of the Reflexive Schizophrenia and Modern Culture Appendix: Sass is a past president of the divisions for psychology and the arts and also for philosophy and psychology of the American Psychological Association. In he received the Joseph B.

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Gittler Award from the American Psychological Foundation for “the most scholarly contribution to the philosophical foundations of psychological knowledge.

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Also provides a comprehensive view of the style and sensibility associated with “modernism” in art, madbess, and culture. Presents complex ideas present in a vivid, often literary style.


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