Madness in Seventeenth-Century Autobiography

Author(s): 
Hodgkin, Katharine
ISBN: 
1403917655
Date published: 
December 2006
Hardback
Price: 
£55.00

What did it mean to be mad in seventeenth-century England? This book uses autobiographical accounts of mental disorder to explore the ways madness was identified and experienced from the inside. Looking at contemporary ideas about mental illness alongside