Dionysus in Literature: Essays on Literary Madness
Branimir M. Rieger
University of Wisconsin Pres, Jun 1, 2011 - Social Science - 242 pages
In this anthology, outstanding authorities present their assessments of literary madness in a variety of topics and approaches. The entire collection of essays presents intriguing aspects of the Dionysian element in literature.
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