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Poetry Talks Back to Psychiatry: Poetic Retellings of Psychiatric Experience in Venezuela

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Title:Poetry Talks Back to Psychiatry: Poetic Retellings of Psychiatric Experience in Venezuela
Authors:Llorens, Manuel
Keywords:poetry
psychiatry
survivor literature
Date Issued:2010
Publisher:University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies
Citation:Llorens, M. (2010). Poetry Talks Back to Psychiatry: Poetic Retellings of Psychiatric Experience in Venezuela. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 6(2).
Series:vol. 6, no. 2
Abstract:The following paper explores three Venezuelan contemporary poets who wrote about their psychiatric experiences. Through their poems they “talk back” to a psychiatric language that medicalized their suffering and stripped their experiences of meaning. The parallels between their writings and psychiatric survivor literature are considered.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/58442
ISSN:1552-9215
Appears in Collections: RDS Volume 6, No. 2


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