Affective Disorder and the Writing Life: The Melancholic by S. Stone Horton

By S. Stone Horton

Affective ailment and the Writing lifestyles interrogates the mythos of the 'mad author' via lived adventure, literary research, writerly mirrored image and modern neuroscience. It explores how affective problems color, force and infrequently silence the writing brain – and the way affective distinction has regularly knowledgeable the literary mind's eye.

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