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The shutter of snow

Author: Emily Holmes Coleman
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books--Virago Press, 1986, ©1930.
Series: Virago modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Portrays the post-partum psychosis of Marthe Gail, who after giving birth to her son, is committed to an insane asylum. Believing herself to be god, she manuevers through an institutional world that is both sad and terrifying.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Holmes Coleman
ISBN: 0140161449 9780140161441
OCLC Number: 14698330
Description: 219 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Virago modern classics.
Responsibility: Emily Holmes Coleman ; introduction by Carmen Callil and Mary Siepmann.

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Portrays the post-partum psychosis of Marthe Gail, who after giving birth to her son, is committed to an insane asylum. Believing herself to be god, she manuevers through an institutional world that is both sad and terrifying.

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