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RE: Beauty and art article


From: Sears, Ellen (ESears_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu May 08 2003 - 09:53:57 PDT

"One more normally hears about tourists being struck by Stendhal's Syndrome,
a malaise first mentioned (or suffered) by the French author, which can
involve swooning or feeling faint, and occurs when the tourist suffers a
sensory overload in front of an artwork."

Check this out!!!! history etc....

> Have any of you heard of a syndrome where a person
> becomes dumbstruck by beauty. It is something like
> swenborgian syndrome. A lady saw it on Who Wants to
> be a Millionaire.
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