Year: 1977 Source: Psychocultural Review, v.1, no.3, (1977), p.285-303 SIEC No: 19840820

This article states that literary suicides provide more evidence than others for the way a suicidal act in its timing & manner fits the sufferer’s identity stylistically. States that more understanding is to be gained from themes in their writings than from categories or laws dealing with suicide. Writers discussed include: Poe, Fitzgerald, Yukio Mashima, Hart Crane & Sylvia Plath.