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Title Mental illness in Ken Kesey's One flew over the cuckoo's nest / Dedria Bryfonski, book editor.

Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2010]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Boylan Ctrl Catholic HS Stacks - BCCY-11  813.54 KESE    AVAILABLE
 Mokena Community PL Adult Non-Fiction - MKBB-1  813.5 KES    AVAILABLE
 Princeton Township HS SD 500 - Adult Non-Fiction - PTWG-8  813.5 MEN    DUE 11-20-20
Description 218 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Social issues in literature
Social issues in literature.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-209) and index.
Contents Background on Ken Kesey. The life of Ken Kesey / Stephen L. Tanner and Laura M. Zaidman ; Kesey clarifies the role drugs played in the creation of One flew over the cuckoo's next / Robert Faggen and Ken Kesey ; Kesey was the seminal author of the psychedelic era / Christopher Lehmann-Haupt ; Defying terror was a Kesey hallmark / Douglas Brinkley -- One flew over the cuckoo's nest and mental illness. Kesey's realistic view of the world of the insane / Janet R. Sutherland ; McMurphy helps Chief Bromden regain his sanity / Barry H. Leeds ; The patients in Cuckoo's next regain their manhood by banding together / Terence Martin ' McMurphy is a psychopath, not a hero / Robert Forrey ; Chief Bromden conquers his fears and becomes a hero / Annette Benert ; One flew over the cuckoo's nest questions the meaning of sanity / Ellen Herrenkohl ; The insane are more rational than the sane / Barbara Tepa Lupack ; Kesey creates an Oedipal triangle in Cuckoo's next / Ruth Sullivan ; Mixed ethnicity and gender issues preset challenges to manhood / Robert P. Waxler ; Kesey critiques a society that uses fear and conformity to emasculate men / Michael Meloy -- Contemporary perspectives on mental illness. People with severe mental illness can live productively in society / Kate Sheppard ; Psychosurgery raises ethical issues / Lauren Slater ; Brain surgeries banned elsewhere are performed in China / Nicholas Zamiska ; Electroshock therapy can help cure depression / Mind, Mood & Memory.
Subject Kesey, Ken. One flew over the cuckoo's nest.
Kesey, Ken -- Criticism and interpretation.
Mentally ill in literature.
Psychiatric hospital patients in literature.
Added Author Bryfonski, Dedria.
ISBN 9780737750188
9780737750195 paperback
0737750197 paperback

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