Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Kathleen Coggshall

  • Sylvia Plath: The tortured artist?

    Kathleen CoggshallSan Francisco, California, United States The image of a chain-smoking, booze-addled writer is a common one, occurring so frequently in modern culture that one begins to wonder if depressed people find solace in creative endeavors, or if the soul-searching process of crafting a sonnet or composing a musical piece puts one at higher risk…