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Our Blog - literature

The Advertisement Archive III

21 November 2013
History, Literature

Stray advertisements from the Journal of Mental Science.

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Just Visiting: Charlotte Bronte (2 of 2)

16 July 2012
Literature

Lesley Krueger continues her look at Charlotte Bronte and Bethlem.

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First Person Narratives 7

22 June 2012
Literature, Personal Accounts
Gail Hornstein, Professor of Psychology at Mount Holyoake College and sometime visitor to the Archives & Museum, makes passing reference to... Read more

‘Psychiatric Tales’ by Darryl Cunningham

18 June 2012
Art, Literature

Take a look at this graphic novel approach to mental health.

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Just Visiting: Charlotte Bronte (1 of 2)

14 May 2012
Literature

This month’s post (and another one to be published in July) on Charlotte Brontë in the Just Visiting series is written by our guest blogger, the Canadian author Lesley Krueger.

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Just Visiting 2: Samuel Beckett

15 March 2012
Literature
Next Monday (19 March 2012), the Archivist will give a Gresham lecture at the Museum of London on the subject of unrestricted public... Read more

An Extraordinary Life 1

20 February 2012
Literature
Antonia White’s Beyond the Glass, the last in the sequence of autobiographical novels which began with Frost in May, was briefly reviewed... Read more

His Powers of Walking III

18 November 2011
Literature

Aislinn Hunter continues her latest series of blog posts.

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First Person Narratives VI

16 November 2011
Literature, Personal Accounts

Hear this insight into 20th century psychiatric recordkeeping practice.

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His Powers of Walking II

01 November 2011
History, Literature

Aislinn Hunter continues her conversation about her experiences of creative writing.

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Book Review: ‘Human Traces’

19 July 2011
History, Literature

We've been reviewing books related to mental health on the blog.  This month we look at 'Human Traces' by Sebastian Faulks.

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Book Review: ‘Beyond the Glass’ and ‘The Vet’s Daughter’

29 April 2011
Literature

Find out more about the novels of historic patient, Antonia White.

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In the Spotlight: Antonia White

22 April 2011
History, Literature, Personal Accounts

This month we look at the accounts of Antonia White from 1899-1980.

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Madness and Literature: I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

21 March 2011
Literature

Read our review of Joanne Greenberg's 'I Never Promised You a Rose Garden'.

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Art in Madness: New Book on Nineteenth Century Collections

01 November 2010
Art, Literature

Read our review of Maureen Park's book on 'Art in Madness'.

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