Suicide in Creative Women

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Nova Science Publishers, 1993 - Social Science - 160 pages
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This book traces suicide in creative women. Stress, alcohol, and life's traps ensnared these women. But why especially the creative ones? The Director of the Suicide Centre discusses the lives and suicides of Dora Carrington, Kathe Kallwitz, Virginia Woolf, Dorothy Parker, Sara Teasdale, and others. He compares them with creative men who committed suicide and with creative women who did not.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Two Writers
17
Four Suicides
29
Copyright

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David Lester is distinguished professor of psychology at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. He serves on the editorial board of numerous professional journals, including Omega, Crisis, and Death Studies. He is the author or editor of nearly one hundred books, including Suicide and the Holocaust, Understanding Suicide, and Understanding and Preventing Suicide.

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