Season 3:  Episode 82 - Stonehearst Asylum

Season 3: Episode 82 - Stonehearst Asylum

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The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether (1845)
Stonehearst Asylum (2014)

The 1845 short story by Edgar Allan Poe centres on an unnamed and naïve narrator visiting a mental asylum in the southern provinces of France. It deals with a new treatment for patients called soothing, they are granted the freedom and roam the grounds in normal clothing. The doctors humour their hallucinations and fantasies without contradiction. For example, if patient thinks he is a chicken, ... See More

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