A Journey to Madness: Jane Bowles's Narrative and Schizophrenia [Book Review]

Journal of Medical Humanities 22 (4):265-283 (2001)

This work is a study of Jane Bowles's madness as revealed through several of her literary works and her life story. On a parallel plane, it is an epistemological exploration of the points of intersection between humanistic psychoanalysis and deconstructive literary criticism. Here we consider the schizoid traits in Two Serious Ladies (1943) and in “Camp Cataract” (1949), using the theories developed in this area by the psychiatrist R. D. Laing (1927–1989)
Keywords psychoanalysis  schizophrenia  literary criticism  writing process  Jane Bowles  R. D. Laing
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DOI 10.1023/A:1016658825813
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