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Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament

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Description: Amazon.com Review The march of science in explaining human nature continues. In Touched With Fire, Jamison marshals a tremendous amount of evidence for the proposition that most artistic geniuses were (and are) manic depressives. This is a book of interest to scientists, psychologists, and artists struggling with the age-old question of whether psychological suffering is an essential component of artistic creativity. Anyone reading this book closely will be forced to conclude that it is. Very Highly Recommended. ... (more)
Manufacturer: Free Press
Release date: 18 October 1996
ISBN-10 : 068483183X | ISBN-13: 9780684831831
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