Insane Passions: Lesbianism and Psychosis in Literature and Film

Insane Passions: Lesbianism and Psychosis in Literature and Film

by Christine Coffman
     
 

How “the insane lesbian” became a popular stereotype.See more details below

Overview

How “the insane lesbian” became a popular stereotype.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819568199
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
Publication date:
12/12/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Marking the Limits of the Social
Writing the Papin Affair
Surrealism’s Lesbian Doubles
“What insane passion”: Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood
“Prophetess Faced Prophetess”: Madness and H.D.’s Prose
The Late Twentieth Century: Filming the Psychotic Queer Woman
Notes
Works Cited
Index

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