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The Politics of Psychiatry and the Vicissitudes of Faith Circa 1950: Karl Stern's Psychiatric Novel (2015)


Karl Stern, MD (1906–1975) was the author of The Pillar of Fire (1951) and three nonfiction books on psychiatry, psychoanalysis, and religion. His novel, Through Dooms of Love (1960), written with the assistance of his friend and admirer Graham Greene, covers a number of topics that were to psychiatric theory, treatment, and research at mid-century, and reflects several features of his own personal and professional vicissitudes.

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Authors & Contributors
Reich, Rebecca
Fusaro, Edwige Comoy
Birgit Bunzel Linder
Jacqueline Verdeaux
Vidal, Fernando
Jean-François Bert
History of Psychiatry
Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Mefisto: Rivista di medicina, filosofia, storia
Victorian Studies
Studium: Tijdschrift voor Wetenschaps- en Universiteitgeschiedenis
Social History of Medicine
University of California Press
Stanford University Press
Northern Illinois University Press
Editions EHESS
Science and literature
Mental disorders and diseases
Science and culture
Pascal, Constance
Victor de l'Aveyron
Stern, Karl
Starobinski, Jean
Rümke, Henricus Cornelius
Myers, Frederic William Henry
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
20th century
21st century
Early modern
Soviet Union
United States

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