The Resource The writing on the wall : women's autobiography and the asylum, Mary Elene Wood

The writing on the wall : women's autobiography and the asylum, Mary Elene Wood

Label
The writing on the wall : women's autobiography and the asylum
Title
The writing on the wall
Title remainder
women's autobiography and the asylum
Statement of responsibility
Mary Elene Wood
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wood, Mary Elene
Dewey number
362.2/1/0973
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS366.A88
LC item number
W66 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American prose literature
  • Psychiatric hospital patients
  • Mentally ill women
  • Women patients
  • Women and literature
  • Literature and mental illness
  • Autobiography
  • Mentally ill in literature
Label
The writing on the wall : women's autobiography and the asylum, Mary Elene Wood
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"An Illini book"--P. 4 of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-194) and index
Contents
Pt. 1. Different Visions: Asylum Autobiographer as Middle-Glass Medium and Revolutionary. 1. Elizabeth Packard and Versions of Sanity. 2. Elizabeth Packard and Sophie Olsen: Violence, Spiritualism, and Writing in the Asylum -- Pt. 2. The Secrets of Madness: Asylum Autobiography as Expose and Popular Novel. 3. Lydia Smith and Clarissa Lathrop: Whose Paranoia Is It Anyway? 4. "The Hidden Things of Darkness Shall Be Brought to Light" -- Pt. 3. The Prescribed Autobiography. 5. "A Human Being Had Turned Beast": Self-alienation and Subjectivity in Jane Hillyer's Reluctantly Told. 6. Zelda Fitzgerald's Save Me the Waltz as Asylum Autobiography
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 202 p.
Isbn
9780252020988
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
93038401
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u930753-01umb_inst
  • (Sirsi) AIF-5000
  • 02034
  • (OCoLC)29183029
Label
The writing on the wall : women's autobiography and the asylum, Mary Elene Wood
Publication
Note
"An Illini book"--P. 4 of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-194) and index
Contents
Pt. 1. Different Visions: Asylum Autobiographer as Middle-Glass Medium and Revolutionary. 1. Elizabeth Packard and Versions of Sanity. 2. Elizabeth Packard and Sophie Olsen: Violence, Spiritualism, and Writing in the Asylum -- Pt. 2. The Secrets of Madness: Asylum Autobiography as Expose and Popular Novel. 3. Lydia Smith and Clarissa Lathrop: Whose Paranoia Is It Anyway? 4. "The Hidden Things of Darkness Shall Be Brought to Light" -- Pt. 3. The Prescribed Autobiography. 5. "A Human Being Had Turned Beast": Self-alienation and Subjectivity in Jane Hillyer's Reluctantly Told. 6. Zelda Fitzgerald's Save Me the Waltz as Asylum Autobiography
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 202 p.
Isbn
9780252020988
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
93038401
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u930753-01umb_inst
  • (Sirsi) AIF-5000
  • 02034
  • (OCoLC)29183029

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