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Sanity in bedlam

Lawrence Babb

Sanity in bedlam

a study of Robert Burton"s Anatomy of melancholy

by Lawrence Babb

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burton, Robert, 1577-1640,
  • Depression, Mental, in literature,
  • Melancholy in literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLawrence Babb.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2224 .B3 1977
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 116 p. ;
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4545547M
    ISBN 100837198569
    LC Control Number77013309

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“Brutal and beautiful. Finally, a book that explains serious mental illness to the public and deciphers the madness of America’s mental health care delivery system.

“ Bedlam moves in gentle and revelatory proximity to people striving to survive Sanity in bedlam book of America’s worst public policy mistakes. Bedlam is a gripping story of love, obsession and betrayal.

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Sir Owain becomes the obvious suspect, and it falls to Sebastian Becker to assist the inexperienced local police force in determining his guilt or innocence as well as his sanity. This book reminded me a great deal of the classic Sherlock Holmes tale, The Hound of the Baskervilles, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, /5.

“It was a landmark in the City of London, right by Bishopsgate, and it was also one of the very first to specialise in people who were called ‘mad’ or ‘lunatic’. It becomes this proverbial, archetypal home of madness,” says Mike Jay, author of the book This Way Madness Lies.

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Sanity in bedlam. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, [], © (OCoLC) Named Person. Description. Bethlehem Hospital (Bedlam) moved to London’s Moorfields in the s as a respite home for ‘poor senseless creatures’. Designed on a grand scale of Portland stone by the city surveyor Robert Hooke, the new building was originally intended to publicise the benevolence and patronage of the City of London in its care for psychiatric patients.

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Sir Owain's sanity has been in question ever since a disastrous Amazonian adventure killed his family and colleagues. Everyone who visited London visited Bedlam as a matter of course. The hospital was one of the great sights of the city.

Hezekiah had already seen the great cats in The Tower for a silver sixpence, bought sedition in St Paul’s churchyard, viewed the rebel parliament in Westminster, and paid a boatman to shoot the arches of the bridge.