THE MADNESS NARRATIVE , BETWEEN THE LITERARY , THE THERAPEUTIC AND THE POLITICAL ANCA-LUISA VIUSENCO

@inproceedings{VIUSENCO2013THEMN,
  title={THE MADNESS NARRATIVE , BETWEEN THE LITERARY , THE THERAPEUTIC AND THE POLITICAL ANCA-LUISA VIUSENCO},
  author={ANCA-LUISA VIUSENCO and “Alexandru Ioan Cuza},
  year={2013}
}
The present paper discusses the types, functions and limitations of the madness narrative, a particular type of text dealing with a popular research topic: mental instability, within the larger contexts of women’s autobiographical writing and illness-based writing. The overview aims to provide the theoretical framework necessary for the further analysis of specific madness narratives. 

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