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Healing the Mind: Writing Takes the Ache Away

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Professor Kay Redfield Jamison of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine will present this School of English seminar which will focus on mania, the most ancient of madnesses; healing minds at war, the power of words: psychotherapy, WHR Rivers and Siegfried Sassoon; and, most particularly, on Robert Lowell and the importance of writing in healing his mind in the wake of repeated attacks of mania.
Presenter
English Research Seminar
Type
Seminar
Open to
All staff and students, Public
Date
Thursday, 22 February 2018
Time
5:15 PM to 7:00 PM
Where
Lawson Lecture Room, Kennedy Hall
Contact
Laura Mackintosh
Email
lah14@st-andrews.ac.uk
Website
http://www.st.andrews.ac.uk/newsandevents
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