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Darkness Visible

William Styron

Darkness Visible

A Memoir of Madness (Large Print)

by William Styron

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Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Sale Books,
  • Nonfiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7676673M
    ISBN 100517106752
    ISBN 109780517106754

      But in many ways, Darkness Visible was the culmination of a lifetime spent grappling with the meaning of sorrow. In Sophie’s Choice, for instance, the black abyss is . What made the experience of listening to Darkness Visible the most enjoyable? The spot on and hands on descriptive analysis made this book a must read for me. I too suffer from depression although mine is of the bipolar type which includes manic and depressive episodes.

    The use of ceremonial darkness is a classic and cross-cultural method for exploring hidden aspects of unconscious and super-conscious states, accessing invisible landscapes, and embracing the deeper recesses of the self. In Darkness Visible Heaven and Buxton examine the spiritual and therapeutic practice of taking retreat in physical darkness.   Darkness Visible tells the story of Styron’s recovery, laying bare the harrowing realities of clinical depression and chronicling his triumph over the disease that had claimed so many great writers before him. His final words are a call for hope to all who suffer from mental illness that it is possible to emerge from even the deepest abyss of /5().

    Darkness Visible, a phrase from Milton's poem Paradise Lost, may refer to. Darkness Visible, a novel by British writer Sir William Golding; Darkness Visible (Hannah book), a book about Freemasonry by English clergyman Walton Hannah; Darkness Visible, a memoir by U.S. writer William Styron; Visible Darkness, a Russian story and later book by Dmitri Bilenkin about a . About Darkness Visible. Selected by the Modern Library as one of the best nonfiction books of all time A work of great personal courage and a literary tour de force, this bestseller is Styron’s true account of his descent into a crippling and almost suicidal depression.


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Darkness Visible Book Summary: The New York Times–bestselling memoir of crippling depression and the struggle for recovery by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Sophie’s Choice.

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