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Just Visiting: Charlotte Bronte (2 of 2)

Literature

Lesley Krueger continues her look at Charlotte Bronte and Bethlem.

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First Person Narratives 7

Literature, Personal accounts

Gail Hornstein, Professor of Psychology at Mount Holyoake College and sometime visitor to the Archives & Museum, makes passing reference to our...

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‘Psychiatric Tales’ by Darryl Cunningham

Art, Literature

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

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Just Visiting: Charlotte Bronte (1 of 2)

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

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Just Visiting 2: Samuel Beckett

Literature

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

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An Extraordinary Life 1

Literature

Antonia White’s Beyond the Glass, the last in the sequence of autobiographical novels which began with Frost in May, was briefly reviewed on...

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His Powers of Walking III

Literature

Aislinn Hunter continues her latest series of blog posts.

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First Person Narratives VI

Literature, Personal accounts

Hear this insight into 20th century psychiatric recordkeeping practice.

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His Powers of Walking II

History, Literature

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

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Book Review: ‘Human Traces’

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’

Literature

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

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In the Spotlight: Antonia White

History, Literature, Personal accounts

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

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