Madness and Modernism: SCHIZOPHRENIC THOUGHT

CHAPTER 1 SCHIZOPHRENIC THOUGHT Madness and Modernism: Insanity in the Light of Modern Art, Literature, and Thought Schizophrenic thinking: Von Dormarus called schizophrenic reasoning paralogical because patients would call stags and Indians braves the same thing because they were fast. Arieti called this mode of thinking “paleological” because it, in essence, was the result of …

Artaud #1: Words become power objects

ANTONIN ARTAUD This is the world in the shape of a butterfly putting the world together. (more poems) Artaud is, in fact, the most published/translated French poet in the 20th century… glos·so·la·li·a n 1. See speaking in tongues 2. nonsensical or invented speech, especially resulting from a trance or schizophrenia Daniel Paul Schreber‘s memoirs… Freud developed …

Artaud #2: The reversabiliy of time as the moment of the invention of time

More B. quotes about synethesia… Three models of time linear (beginning-and-end theology), circular (seasonal), spiral (more eastern kind of enlightenment crap). Nietzsche: Twilight of the Idols… the indispensablility of the frenzy (above all the frenzy of sexual excitement), strong cravings (feasts), contest, all extreme movement, frenzy of cruelty, destruction, frenzy of spring, drugs, frenzy of an …