TITLE

I, Pierre Riviere, having slaughtered my mother, my sister, and my brother . . . ; A Case of Parricide in the Nineteenth Century

AUTHOR(S)
De Feo, Ronald
PUB. DATE
August 1975
SOURCE
National Review;8/29/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 33, p950
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Book Review
ABSTRACT
Reviews the book "Madness and Civilization," by Michel Foucault.
ACCESSION #
6046897

 

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