Dionysus in Literature: Essays on Literary Madness

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Contents
Introduction
Dionysus in Literature: Essays on Literary Madness 1
Branimir M. Rieger
Literary Theories and the Concept of Madness 17
Robert de Beaugrande
Are Creative Writers Mad? An Empirical Perspective 33
Martin S. Lindauer
Through a Lens, Darkly 49
Michael Fleming and Roger Manvell
A Horneyan Approach to American Literature 59
James R. Huffman
The Lineage of Mad Scientists: Anti-types of Merlin 71
Peter H. Goodrich
Madness, Masochism and Morality: Dostoyevsky and His Underground Man
89
Thomas C. Fiddick
Hamlet: Madness and the Eye of the Reader 101
Michael Cohen
Vision, Madness, Myth and William Blake 113
Paul Youngquist
Postmortem Diagnoses of Virginia Woolf's "Madness": The Precarious Quest for Truth
133
Nancy Topping Bazin
Herman Melville and "The Sane Madness of Vital Truth" 149
Alisa von Brentano
Inmates Running the Asylum: The Institution in Contemporary American Fiction
169
Barbara Tepa Lupack
Faulkner and the Furies 183
Kenneth L. Golden
Images of the Shaman in the Works of Kurt Vonnegut 197
Lawrence R. Broer
Stephen King's Misery: Manic Depression and Creativity 209
Carol A. Senf
The Class Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest: A Theme Course on "Madness in Literature"
221
Branimir M. Rieger
Contributors 231

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