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Asylum piece and other stories

Anna Kavan

Asylum piece and other stories

by Anna Kavan

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Published by M. Kesend Pub. in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Switzerland
    • Subjects:
    • Psychological fiction, English.,
    • Psychiatric hospital patients -- Fiction.,
    • Mentally ill women -- Fiction.,
    • Switzerland -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published by P. Owen, London.

      Statementby Anna Kavan [i.e. H. W. Edmonds].
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.E241 As 1980, PR6009.D63 As 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 206 p. ;
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4423885M
      LC Control Number79028536

      First published sixty years ago, Asylum Piece today ranks as one of the most extraordinary and terrifying evocations of human madness ever written. This collection of stories, mostly interlinked and largely autobiographical, chart the descent of the narrator from the onset of neurosis to final incarceration in a Swiss clinic/5(8). With countless lives lost and so many names forgotten, there are at least a handful of stories that we know just enough about to stand out from the history books. 10 Willard Asylum’s Mystery Dead And Their Suitcases. The remains of the Willard State Psychiatric Hospital sit on the shores of Seneca Lake in New York.

      Erving Goffman-- Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates. These are all classics but in different fields. Goffman is famed for his book 'The Presentation of Self'. Laing is most famous for the above book as it brilliantly describes the inner life of . Anyone familiar with his peerless children's books (so: everyone) will find it no surprise that Dahl's adult fiction is equally vivid and wicked. The stories in Kiss, Kiss are brilliantly taut and Author: Olivia Ovenden.

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