A Symposium "25 Years of Madness and Modernism" Will Be Held To Celebrate The Influence of Dr. Louis Sass' Book

Apr, 2018

Madness and Modernism: Insanity in the Light of Modern Art, Literature and Thought is the magnum opus of the distinguished clinical psychologist and phenomenologist of psychopathology Louis A. Sass. Twenty-five years after its initial publication by Basic Books and then Harvard University Press, a revised edition, published by Oxford University Press in 2017, is introducing new readers to one of the most complex and compelling accounts of the phenomenology of schizophrenia and its reciprocally illuminating relationship with a modernism characterized by paradox and hyper-reflexivity, self-consciousness and self-alienation. A symposium to celebrate, interrogate and reflect upon the significance and wide-ranging influence of Madness and Modernism will be held at Durham, the United Kingdom on May 11, 2018. 

Learn more about the book and the symposium presentation schedule at  "25 Years of Madness and Modernism"

Madness and Modernism           Louis A. Sass

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