Paperback Madness : a very short introduction / Andrew Scull.
Publication year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780199608034 (pbk.) : 0199608032 (pbk.)
Madness unbound -- Madness in chains -- Madness confined -- Madness and meaning -- Madness denied -- Madness cast out.
Madness is something that frightens and fascinates us all. It is a word with which we are universally familiar and a condition that haunts the human imagination. This book provides a useful and concise introduction to the social, cultural, medical and artistic responses to madness.
Series title: Very short introductions
xvi, 134 p. : ill., ports. ; 18 cm.