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Author Gilman, Sander L.

Title Disease and representation : images of illness from madness to AIDS / Sander L. Gilman.

Publication Info. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1988.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  306.46 G487D    DUE 04-18-22 Billed
Description xiv, 320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Depicting disease : a theory of representing illness -- Madness and representation : toward a history of visualizing madness -- The rediscovery of the body : Leonardo's first image of human sexuality and disease -- Masturbation and anxiety : Henry Mackenzie, Heinrich von Kleist, William James -- Images of the asylum : Charles Dickens and Charles Davies -- The insane see the insane : Richard Dadd -- The insane see the insane : Vincent Van Gogh -- The science of visualizing the insane : Charles Darwin -- Medical colonialism and disease : Lam Qua and the creation of a westernized medical iconography in nineteenth-century China -- Opera, homosexualtiy, and models of disease : Richard Strauss's Salome in the context of images of disease in the fin de siècle -- Constructing the image of the appropriate therapist : the struggle of psychiatry with psychoanalysis -- Constructing schizophrenia as a category of mental illness -- Seeing the schizophrenic : on the "bizarre" in psychiatry and art -- Seeing the AIDS patient.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 273-312.
Note Includes index.
Subject Mental illness -- History.
Psychiatry in art.
Diseases in art.
Disease -- psychology.
Medicine in the Arts -- history.
Mental Disorders -- history.
Sick Role.
Indexed Term Man Sickness Perception by man
ISBN 0801494761 paperback alkaline paper
0801421195 hardcover alkaline paper
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