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The shaking woman, or A history of my nerves

The shaking woman, or A history of my nerves

The shaking woman, or A history of my nerves

Forfatter: Siri Hustvedt

Utgitt:
Norsk lyd- og blindeskriftbibliotek, 2011
Lengde:
8 t. 20 min.
Passer for:
Voksen
Språk:
Engelsk
Innleser:
Myra Portice

The author suffered a violent seizure from the neck down while giving a speech, and afterwards she`s found herself a victim of the shudders again and again. In this book she`s taking a journey into contemporary psychiatry, neurology and psychoanalysis to find out more about her condition, and in a synthesis of personal experience and extensive research she illuminates the dilemma of the mental and the physical, and what it means to be human.