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Mental illness in popular culture

Sharon Packer editor.

2017

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (RC 454 .M3923 2017 )()

  • Title:
    Mental illness in popular culture
  • Author: Sharon Packer editor.
  • Description: Psychoanalytic renditions and film noir traditions / meme of escaped (male) mental patients in American horror films / Filming hallucinations for A Beautiful Mind, Black Swan, Spider, and Take Shelter / Dissociative identity disorder in horror cinema (You D.I.D.n't see that coming) / Spirit possession, mental illness, and the movies, or what's gotten into you? / Hitchcock: master of suspense and mental illness / McMurphy the trickster, Foucault, and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest / "Nature played me a dirty trick": illness vs. tolerance in gay-themed film / Women's agency as madness: "The Yellow Wallpaper" to Penny Dreadful / Orange is the new color for mental illness / Suffering soldiers and PTSD: from Saigon to Walton's Mountain^^
    Mirth and mental illness: television comedy and the human condition / Mentally ill mobsters: from Cagney's White Heat to Scarface to Bugsy and Crazy Joe / How traditional holiday TV movies depict mental illness / Cotard's Syndrome in True Detective, Alien Invaders, Zombies and Pod People / House, Monk, Dexter, and Hannibal: "super-powered" mentally ill characters / Sanity and perception in Philip K. Dick's Clans of the Alphane Moon / Medea, mothers, and madness: classical culture in popular culture / Narratives in The Snake Pit, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden, and Girl, Interrupted / Edgar Allen Poe's unreliable narrators, or "madmen know nothing" / Lovecraft and "an open slice of howling fear" /
    Mind games: representations of madness in video games / Graphic narratives: Bechel's Fun Home and Forney's Marbles / X-Men as metaphors: when gayness was illness / Arkham Asylum's criminally insane inmates and psychotic psychiatrists / Halfworld's loonies in Rocket Raccoon comics: serious or satire? / Van Gogh and the changing perceptions of mental illness and art / From the Beats to Jean Michel-Basquiat: cultural madness and mad art / "Autists" and merchandising "autistic art" / Slipping into Silent Hill: transnational trauma / Kurt Cobain, Nirvana, and Generation X's suicide symbol / Metallica, heavy metal and "suicide music" /
  • Local Note: acq2018cou
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC
  • Format: xxiv, 364 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781440843884 (hbk. : alk. paper);ISBN 1440843880 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Mental illness in mass media; Mental illness in motion pictures; Mental illness in literature; Mass media -- Social aspects; Mass media -- Social aspects; Mental illness in literature; Mental illness in mass media; Mental illness in motion pictures; Mental Disorders; Literature; Mentally Ill Persons; Motion Pictures; Music; Television
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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