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Mary Barnes (2 items)

  • Much of me was twisted and buried, and turned in upon itself, as a tangled skein of wool, to which the end had been lost.

    • Mary Barnes,
    • in Mary Barnes and Joseph Berke, Mary Barnes: Two Accounts of a Journey Through Madness ()
  • When I was grown up in years, I got a vague idea there was a big split in me between my head and my heart. I seemed to go around thinking big thoughts in my head quite cut off from the life in my heart.

    • Mary Barnes,
    • in Mary Barnes and Joseph Berke, Mary Barnes: Two Accounts of a Journey Through Madness ()

Mary Barnes, English artist, writer, nurse

(1923 - 2001)

Full name: Mary Edith Barnes