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Conclusion

Wendy Gonaver

in The Peculiar Institution and the Making of Modern Psychiatry, 1840-1880

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648446
eISBN:
9781469648460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648446.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

The conclusion opens with discussion of Edgar Allen Poe’s “The System of Dr. Tarr and Prof. Feather,” a satire of moral treatment. Poe was a distant cousin of Superintendent John M. Galt, and he ... More


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