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Out of Her Mind: Women Writing on Madness
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Modern Library
Publication date February 1, 2003
Binding Paperback
Edition Exp sub
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780375755026
ISBN-10 0375755020
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.35 lbs.
Original list price $16.00
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Presents a collection of fiction, memoirs, letters, and other writings on mental illness by American and British authors, including works by Dorothea Dix, Margery Kempe, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Sylvia Plath, Zelda Fitgerald, Kate Millett, Linda Gray Sexton, and others. Reprint. 15,000 first printing. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Out of Her Mind, edited by Rebecca Shannonhouse, captures the best literature by and about women struggling with madness. A remarkable chronicle of gifted and unconventional women who have spun their inner turmoil into literary gold, the collection features classic short stories, breathtaking literary excerpts, key historical writings, and previously unpublished letters by Zelda Fitzgerald.

Shannonhouse’s recent anthology, Under the Influence: The Literature of Addiction, is also available as a Modern Library Paperback Original.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780679603306
 
from Modern Library (March 1, 2000)
9780679603306 | details & prices | 175 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $21.95
About: Collects fiction, memoirs, letters, and other writings on mental illness by American and British women.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780375755026 Book cover for 9780812992427
 
The price comparison is for this edition
Exp sub edition from Modern Library (February 1, 2003)
9780375755026 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $16.00
About: Presents a collection of fiction, memoirs, letters, and other writings on mental illness by American and British authors, including works by Dorothea Dix, Margery Kempe, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Sylvia Plath, Zelda Fitgerald, Kate Millett, Linda Gray Sexton, and others.
from Modern Library (February 1, 2000)
9780812992427 | details & prices | 208 pages | List price $15.00
About: Ever since doctors first labeled their female patients "hysterical," women have occupied a unique place in the world of mental illness.

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