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Silenced Women

Iconographie photographique de la salpetriere – photos of hysterical women taken in the hospital where Charcot worked

People with depression use language differently – here’s how to spot it’, by Mohammed Al-Mosaiwi

Virginia Woolf, Hermione Lee, 1996

Introduction to ‘On Being Ill’, by Hermione Lee, extract

Hystories: Hysterical Epidemics and Modern Media, Elaine Showalter, 2007

By Virginia Woolf

  • Mrs Dalloway, 1925

  • A Room of One’s Own, 1929

  • The Waves, 1931

By Sylvia Plath

  • ‘Daddy’

  • The Bell Jar, 1963

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