Nightmare factories : the asylum in the American imagination (圖書, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Nightmare factories : the asylum in the American imagination

作者: Troy Rondinone
出版商: Baltimore, Maryland Johns Hopkins University Press 2019
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Madhouse, funny farm, psychiatric hospital, loony bin, nuthouse, mental institution: no matter what you call it, the asylum has a powerful hold on the American imagination. Stark and foreboding, they symbolize mistreatment, fear, and imprisonment, standing as castles of despair and tyranny across the countryside. In the "asylum" of American fiction and film, treatments are torture, attendants are thugs, and  再讀一些...
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文件類型 圖書
所有的作者/貢獻者: Troy Rondinone
ISBN: 9781421432670 1421432676
OCLC系統控制編碼: 1124791440
描述: 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
内容: Acknowledgments Introduction 1 Chapter 1. The Enchanter's Castle Chapter 2: Woman in White, Angel in Black Chapter 3: Monsters of the Asylum Chapter 4: Freudian Rescues Chapter 5: The Dawning Age of Paranoia Chapter 6: They're Coming to Take You Away Chapter 7: The Asylum Next Door Chapter 8: Asylums Don't Work Chapter 9: Breakout Chapter 10: Standardization Chapter 11: Return of the Gothic Epilogue: Real Horrors NotesInde0
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Drawing from fictional and real accounts, movies, personal interviews, and tours of mental hospitals both active and defunct, Rondinone uncovers a story at once familiar and bizarre, where reality  再讀一些...

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Will appeal to a broad range of readers, from academics interested in the history of medicine and popular culture, to general readers seeking social history rooted in an imaginative variety of 再讀一些...

 
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