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The anatomy of bibliotherapy: How fiction heals, part II

Dustin Grinnell¬† Boston, Massachusetts, United States   Frontispiece to the 6th edition of Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton (published under the pseudonym Democritus Junior). 1868. From the Internet Archive and the Public Domain Review. The placebo effect When first exploring literature‚Äôs psychological effects on the reader, it is important to consider whether a book […]