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Journeys into madness : mapping mental illness in the Austro-Hungarian empire / edited by Gemma Blackshaw and Sabine Wieber
(Austrian studies ; v. 14)

Publisher New York : Berghahn Books
Year 2012
Authors Blackshaw, Gemma
Wieber, Sabine

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Material Type Books
Size viii, 213 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents The mad objects of fin-de-siècle Vienna : journeys, contexts, and dislocations in the exhibition 'Madness and modernity' / Leslie Topp
Solving riddles : Freud, Vienna, and the historiography of madness / Steven Beller
Symphonies and psychosis in Mahler's Vienna / Gavin Plumley
Creating an appropriate social milieu : journeys to health at a sanatorium for nervous disorders / Nicola Imrie
Travel to the spas : the growth of health tourism in Central Europe 1850-1914 / Jill Steward
Vienna's most fashionable neurasthenic : Empress Sisi and the cult of size zero / Sabine Wieber
Peter Altenberg : authoring madness in Vienna circa 1900 / Gemma Blackshaw
Hell is not interesting, it is terrifying : a reading of the madhouse chapter in Robert Musil's The man without qualities
Reason dazzled : Klimt, Krakauer, and Eyes of the Medusa / Luke Heighton
Mapping the sanatorium : Heinrich Obersteiner and the art of psychiatric patients in Oberdbling around 1900 / Anna Lehninger
The Wuerttemberg Asylum of Schussenried : a psychiatric space and its encounter with literature and culture from the outside / Thomas Mueller and Frank Kuhn
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Subjects MESH:Mental Disorders -- history -- Austria-Hungary  All Subject Search
MESH:History, 19th Century -- Austria-Hungary  All Subject Search
MESH:History, 20th Century -- Austria-Hungary  All Subject Search
MESH:Medicine in Literature -- Austria-Hungary  All Subject Search
MESH:Mental Disorders -- epidemiology -- Austria-Hungary  All Subject Search
MESH:Mental Health Services -- history -- Austria-Hungary  All Subject Search
MESH:Mentally Ill Persons -- history -- Austria-Hungary  All Subject Search
Classification NLM:WM 11 GA85
Language English
ID 1000947906
ISBN 9780857454584

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