Invention of hysteria : Charcot and the photographic iconography of the Salpêtrière /

"In this classic of French cultural studies, Georges Didi-Huberman traces the intimate and reciprocal relationship between the disciplines of psychiatry and photography in the late nineteenth century. Focusing on the immense photographic output of the Salpetriere hospital, the notorious Parisian asy...

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Main Author: Didi-Huberman, Georges.
Other Authors: Charcot, J. M. 1825-1893.
Format: Book
Language: English
French
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2003
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Table of Contents:
  • I.
  • Spectacular Evidence
  • 1.
  • Outbreaks
  • 2.
  • Clinical Knowledge
  • 3.
  • Legends of Photography
  • 4.
  • Thousand Forms, In None
  • II.
  • Charming Augustine
  • 5.
  • Auras
  • 6.
  • Attacks and Exposures
  • 7.
  • Repetitions, Rehearsals, Staging
  • 8.
  • Show-Stopper
  • App. 1.
  • "Living Pathological Museum"
  • App. 2.
  • Charcot's Clinical Lectures
  • App. 4.
  • Preface to the Photographic Journal of the Hospitals of Paris
  • App. 5.
  • Preface to the Iconographie photographique de la Salpetriere (vol. I)
  • App. 6.
  • Preface to the Iconographie photographique de la Salpetriere (vol. II)
  • App. 7.
  • Photographic Platform, Headrest, and Gallows
  • App. 8.
  • "Observation" and the Photograph at the Salpetriere
  • App. 9.
  • "Photographic Card" at the Salpetriere
  • App. 10.
  • Technique of Forensic Photography
  • App. 11.
  • Portrait's Veil, the Aura
  • App. 12.
  • "Auracular" Self-Portrait
  • App. 13.
  • Aura Hysterica (Augustine)
  • App. 14.
  • Explanation of the Synoptic Table of the Great Hysterical Attack
  • App. 15.
  • "Scintillating Scotoma"
  • App. 16.
  • Cure or Experimentation?
  • App. 17.
  • Gesture and Expression: Cerebral Automatism
  • App. 18.
  • Tableau Vivant of Cataleptics
  • App. 19.
  • Provoked Deliria: Augustine's Account
  • App. 20.
  • Theatrical Suggestion
  • App. 21.
  • Somnambular Writing
  • App. 22.
  • How Far Does Hypnotic Suggestion Go?