The flight of the mind : Virginia Woolf's art and manic-depressive illness (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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The flight of the mind : Virginia Woolf's art and manic-depressive illness

Author: Thomas C Caramagno; Kay Redfield Jamison
Publisher: California : University of California Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A re-evaluation of Virginia Woolf's life and work in terms of current medical knowledge about mental illness, especially manic depression. It shows how Woolf's novels and her personal writings dramatize a struggle to imagine and master psychic fragmentation.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas C Caramagno; Kay Redfield Jamison
ISBN: 0520205049 9780520205048
OCLC Number: 60191026
Description: 374 pages : 6 black and white photographs
Responsibility: Thomas C. Caramagno (Associate Professor of English, University of Nebraska, USA); Kay Redfield Jamison (writer of foreword, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA).

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Focusing on Virginia Woolf, the author demonstrates how Woolf used her illness intelligently and creatively in her theories of fiction, of mental functioning, and of self structure.  Read more...

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