The crimes and pathologies of passion: love, jealousy and the pursuit of justice

Authored by: Paul Mullen

Handbook of Forensic Mental Health

Print publication date:  March  2008
Online publication date:  August  2012

Print ISBN: 9781843922629
eBook ISBN: 9780203118276
Adobe ISBN: 9781136308802


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What chance is there of the success of real passion … [given] the unravelling of the web of human life into its various threads of meanness, spite, cowardice, want of feeling, and want of understanding … and seeing custom prevail over all excellence. (William Hazlitt 2005: 119; orig. 1826)

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