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Review: Women of the Asylum: Voices from Behind the Walls, 1840-1945

User Review  - Cynthia - Goodreads

Awesome compilation of essays from 19th-century and mid-20th-century female patients of lunatic asylums. Even in their brevity, many of the pieces are written with such emotional candor that a vivid portrayal results. Read full review

Review: Women of the Asylum: Voices from Behind the Walls, 1840-1945

User Review  - Syd - Goodreads

because if what i have gone through in my life, i have always been fascinated by the tales of women institutionalized by others in their families -- the ways in which hysteria and craziness were ... Read full review


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