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Bedlam on the Jacobean Stage

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674428805

Publication Date: 09/01/1952

190 pages


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  • Preface
  • 1. Bethlehem Hospital and Its Background
  • 2. Bedlam and the Theater
  • 3. Theories of Mental Pathology and Conduct
  • 4. The Pathological Studies of Melancholy
  • 5. The Theatricality of Near Madness
  • 6. John Ford, and the Refinement of Bedlam
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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