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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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 madnses modernist and postmodernist culture.

This article has no associated abstract. Simplifying further, the author concludes that modernism may be subsumed under the double heading of hyperreflexivity and alienation.

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Toward the end Sass suggests that modern art and schizophrenia resemble each other because they are both products of modern culture. Contributions are then invited from scholars in any discipline whose work directly engages, contributes to or complicates the arguments and approach of Madness and Modernism. Madnexs about our previous events. Anf website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

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

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Philosophy of Literature, Misc in Aesthetics categorize this paper. Account Options Sign in. To simplify his task he identifies seven interdependent aspects or features of modernism that are also seen in schizophrenic patients. Max Hodges rated it it was amazing Jan 28, Addiction and Weakness of Will Lubomira Radoilska. The Truth-Taking Stare 3.

In this book, Louis Sass, a clinical psychologist, offers a new vision of schizophrenia, comparing it with the works of such artists and writers as Kafka, Beckett, and Duchamp and philosophers including Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault and Derrida.