||[Jan. 30th, 2008|01:40 pm]
WOMEN & MADNESS
So, here's an intro to me.
favorite female writers/poets with themes of madness? Sylvia Plath, Elyn Saks, Kay Redfield Jamison, Emily Dickinson
favorite books on madness? Touched by Fire, The Center Cannot Hold, The Bell Jar, Detour
favorite films which document or hint at "women & madness"? Girl, Interrupted, The Hours
favorite quote, or line from one of the authors/poets/books/film stated above?
"I felt a Funeral, in my Brain
and Mourners, to and fro"
do you have personal experiences which have been touched on in this community? Well, I am bipolar and obsessive-compulsive. I also deal with severe anxiety and disassociative symptoms. I am pretty sure I qualify as a mad woman. I also write.