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Patterns of Madness in the Eighteenth Century: A Reader

Patterns of Madness in the Eighteenth Century: A Reader

by Allan Ingram


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ISBN-13: 9780853239826
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
Publication date: 10/19/1998
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. George Trosse - The Life of the Reverend Mr. George Trosse (1714, c. 1660s)
2. Thomas Willis, The Anatomy of the Brain and the Description and the Use of the Nerves (1681, first published 1667)
3. James Carkesse, Lucida Intervalla: Containing divers Miscellaneous Poems (1679)
4. Hannah Allen, A Narrative Of God's Gracious Dealings With that Choice Christian Mrs. Hannah Allen (1683)
5. Timothy Rogers, A Discourse Concerning Trouble of Mind and the Disease of Melancholly (1691)
6. Richard Baxter, The Signs and Causes of Melancholy (1716)
7. Bernard Mandeville, A Treatise of the Hypochondriack and Hysterick Diseases (1730, first published 1711)
8. Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea, Poems (1713)
9. John Woodward, Select Cases, and Consultations, in Physick (1757, c. 1712)
10. Peter Shaw, The Juice of the Grape; or, Wine Preferable to Water (1724)
11. Patrick Blair, Some Observations on the Cure of Mad Persons by the Fall of Water (1725)
12. Nicholas Robinson, A New System of the Spleen, Vapours and Hypochondriack Melancholy (1729)
13. George Cheyne, The English Malady (1733)
14. Alexander Cruden, The London Citizen Exceedingly Injured (1739)
15. John Wesley, Primitive Physic (1747)
16. Anonymous, The Case of Henry Roberts, Esq; A Gentleman, who, by unparalleled Cruelty was deprived of his Estate, under the Pretence of Idiocy (1747)
17. Samuel Johnson, diaries and prayers (1752-77)
18. William Battie, A Treatise on Madness (1758)
19. John Monro, Remarks on Dr Battie's Treatise on Madness (1758)
20. James Boswell, letter to William Johnson Temple (1763)
21. James Boswell, The Hypochondriack (1780)
22. Christopher Smart, Jubilate Agno (1763)
23. William Cowper, Memoir of the Early Life of William Cowper, Esq. (1765)
24. William Cowper, letter to Rev. John Newton (1790)
25. John Hill, Hypochondriasis, A Practical Treatise (1766)
26. John Brown, Report of the Coroner's Inquest into the Death of John Brown (1766)
27. Samuel Bruckshaw, One More Proof Of The Iniquitous Abuse of Private Madhouses (1774)
28. Thomas Arnold, Observations on the Nature, Kinds, Causes, and Prevention of Insanity (1806, first published 1782-86)
29. Andrew Harper, A Treatise on the Real Cause and Cure of Insanity (1789)
30. William Pargeter, Observations on Maniacal Disorders (1792)
31. William Belcher, Address to Humanity (1796)
32. William Belcher, Intellectual Electricity (1798)
33. John Haslam, Observations on Insanity (1798)
34. John Haslam, Illustrations of Madness: Exhibiting A Singular Case of Insanity (1810)
35. Joanna Southcott, The Strange Effects of Faith (1801)
36. Joanna Southcott, The Strange Effects of Faith. Second Part (1801)
37. William Blake, letter to Thomas Butts (1802)
38. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, letter to Tom Wedgwood (1803)
39. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, letter to Joseph Cottle (1814)
40. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, letter to John J. Morgan (1814)
41. Joseph Mason Cox, Practical Observations on Insanity (1813, first published 1804)
42. Bryan Crowther, Practical Remarks on Insanity (1811)
43. Samuel Tuke, Description Of The Retreat, An Institution Near York For Insane Persons Of The Society Of Friends (1813)
44. Report From The Committee On Madhouses In England, First Report. Minutes of Evidence Taken before The Select Committee (1185)
45. Urbane Metcalf, The Interior Of Bethlem Hospital (181)
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