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Touched With Fire: Manic Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament
Touched With Fire Manic Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament
Author: Kay Redfield Jamison
The march of science in explaining human nature continues. In Touched With Fire, Kay Jamison marshals a tremendous amount of evidence for the proposition that most artistic geniuses were (and are) manic depressives. — This is a book of interest to scientists, psychologists, and artists struggling with the age-old question of whether psychological...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780684831831
ISBN-10: 068483183X
Publication Date: 10/18/1996
Pages: 384
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4.2 stars, based on 21 ratings
Publisher: Free Press
Book Type: Paperback
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I found the text rather difficult to read; it appeared the author used many references to back up the theories she was presenting. However, the references were so many the book became very dense, full of more information than it needed.
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