The Literary and Linguistic Construction of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

No Ordinary Doubt

  • Patricia Friedrich

Part of the Literary Disability Studies book series (LIDIST)

About this book

Introduction

This book presents a literary and linguistic reading of obsessive-compulsive disorder to argue that medical understandings of disability need their social, political, literary and linguistic counterparts, especially if we aspire to create a more inclusive, self-reflective society.

Keywords

Obsession obsessive-compulsive disorder literary studies disability studies cultural studies literary analysis disability mental illness Cultural Studies discourse humour Narrative society

Authors and affiliations

  • Patricia Friedrich
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural StudiesArizona State UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137427335
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Media & Culture Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-57638-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-42733-5
  • About this book