Melancholia: Mental Illness or Vital Creative Humour?

Little, Jonathan D. (1998) Melancholia: Mental Illness or Vital Creative Humour? Udolpho, 35. pp. 8-13. ISSN 1350-7796

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Abstract

Concise, illustrated article on the subject of "Melancholia" [in the field of Aesthetics / Philosophy of Art] surveying the thoughts of leading philosophers, writers, artists, psychologists, and other scholars, from Classical times through to the Renaissance, and then focussing on the Romantic period. Published in "Udolpho" (the magazine of the Gothic Society), Vol. 35 (Winter, 1998), and issued by the Gargoyle's Head Press, from Chatham House, in Chislehurst, Kent, UK. [Final edition of "Udolpho".]

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: (Winter 1998) (Author retains full right to reissue this article, and make public.)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anatomy of Melancholy, Melancholy, Melancholia, Galen, Four Temperaments, sanguine, choleric, melancholic, phlegmatic, Albrecht Durer, Melencolia I, James Thomson, Artist's Melancholy, Robert Burton, Samuel Johnson, H B Lee, Marcel Proust, Paul Verlaine, Charles Baudelaire, John Milton, Paradise Lost, L'Allegro, Il Penseroso, Charles Lamb, Denis Diderot, Plato, Aristotle, Marsilio Ficino, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, Thomas Hood, Francisco Goya, Saturn, Kronos, Jean Cocteau, Florentine Neo-Platonists, Thomas Gray, John Fletcher, William Shakespeare, William Collins, City of Dreadful Night, John Keats
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BH Aesthetics
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: Departments > Music
Depositing User: Jonathan Little
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2017 14:32
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2017 09:46
URI: http://eprints.chi.ac.uk/id/eprint/2298

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