The "Imprisoned Illness:" Motor Tic Disorder in Rainer Maria Rilke's Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge

Andrea Cavanna, MG Pattumelli, Tiziana Quarto, Farrah Ali, Hugh Rickards

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Abstract

Rainer Maria Rilke's novel The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge contains a reference of interest for the catalog of literary portrayals of tiqueurs. In this article, we report his description of a Parisian character displaying multiple motor tic symptoms, along with a brief commentary. (c) 2010 Movement Disorder Society
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1980-1982
Number of pages3
JournalMovement Disorders
Volume25
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2010

Keywords

  • motor tic disorder
  • The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge
  • Rainer Maria Rilke
  • Tourette syndrome
  • tics

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