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Mind-Forg"d Manacles

Roy Porter

Mind-Forg"d Manacles

A History of Madness in England from the Restoration to the Regency

by Roy Porter

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Published by Harvard Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mentally ill,
  • Mental Disorders,
  • Psychology,
  • History: American,
  • Great Britain,
  • Psychiatry,
  • History,
  • 18th century,
  • Care,
  • Mental Illness

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7693068M
    ISBN 100674576179
    ISBN 109780674576179


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With over 60 color reproductions from Blake's illuminated books, watercolors and engravings, all from the collection of The British Museum, William Blake and Slavery: Mind-forg'd Manacles presents a strong statement on this great artist's pungent and independent political vision.

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Mind-forg'd Manacles book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The English poet and artist William Blake () was uncommonly /5. Mind-Forg'd Manacles A History of Madness in England from the Renaissance to the Restoration By: Roy Porter.

See larger image. Related Books. The History of Clinical Psychiatry 15 AprilHardback. $ A History of. With over 60 vivid reproductions from Blake's illuminated books, watercolours and engravings, Mind-forg'd Manacles includes an essay by curator and leading Blake scholar David Bindman.

From inside. Do you use Amazon’s suggestions to break what Blake called “the mind-forg’d manacles”. Its suggestions are based on keyword algorithms and assume your brain has the potential of an old Author: Martin Latham. Blake suggests that 'manacles' are forged for ever in these people's minds, as well as in their daily environments and experiences.

The hurdles, blocks and challenges to. He is talking about the psychological restraints put upon the people. So with all the stuff going on around, the people are physically "restrained" as they are kept down and held back. "mind-forg'd manacles" basically means the creation of a mental restraint, the psychological imprisonment felt by the poor citizens of London.

It is a narrowing and limiting of identity and the possibilities of perception. This is “slave mentality”, for it is also a condition of unfreedom. William Blake calls it “the mind-forg’d manacles” from his poem “London” In every cry of every Man, In every Infants cry of fear, In every voice: in every ban, The mind-forg’d manacles I hear.