Affective Disorder and the Writing Life: The Melancholic Muse
S. Stone Horton
Springer, Nov 28, 2013 - Literary Criticism - 145 pages
Affective Disorder and the Writing Life interrogates the mythos of the 'mad writer' through lived experience, literary analysis, writerly reflection and contemporary neuroscience. It explores how affective disorders colour, drive and sometimes silence the writing mind – and how affective difference has always informed the literary imagination.
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