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The Resource Theaters of madness : insane asylums and nineteenth-century American culture, Benjamin Reiss

Theaters of madness : insane asylums and nineteenth-century American culture, Benjamin Reiss

Label
Theaters of madness : insane asylums and nineteenth-century American culture
Title
Theaters of madness
Title remainder
insane asylums and nineteenth-century American culture
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin Reiss
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reiss, Benjamin
Dewey number
362.2/10973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychiatric hospitals
  • Psychiatric hospitals
  • Hospitals in literature
  • Mentally ill, Writings of the, American
Label
Theaters of madness : insane asylums and nineteenth-century American culture, Benjamin Reiss
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-229) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: sanative culture -- Brothers and sisters of asylumia: literary life in the New York State Lunatic Asylum -- Saneface minstrelsy: blacking up in the asylum -- Bardolatry in Bedlam: Shakespeare and early psychiatry -- Emerson's close encounters with madness -- What's the point of a revolution?: Edgar Allan Poe and the origins of the asylum -- Out of the attic: gender, captivity, and asylum exposâes
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 237 pages
Isbn
9780226709635
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007043179
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40015793990
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
BRO-copy20081008-080/sdm
System control number
  • ocn176925190
  • (OCoLC)176925190
Label
Theaters of madness : insane asylums and nineteenth-century American culture, Benjamin Reiss
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-229) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: sanative culture -- Brothers and sisters of asylumia: literary life in the New York State Lunatic Asylum -- Saneface minstrelsy: blacking up in the asylum -- Bardolatry in Bedlam: Shakespeare and early psychiatry -- Emerson's close encounters with madness -- What's the point of a revolution?: Edgar Allan Poe and the origins of the asylum -- Out of the attic: gender, captivity, and asylum exposâes
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 237 pages
Isbn
9780226709635
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007043179
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40015793990
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
BRO-copy20081008-080/sdm
System control number
  • ocn176925190
  • (OCoLC)176925190

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