Graphology: Sexual deviations as seen in handwriting, by Marie Bernard
, a German born artist, psychologist and graphologist, who wrote on a usually not much dealt with topic.
The large and thick tom demonstrates through many samples of famous people how sexual deviations can be recognized through their handwriting.
Sexual conflicts, problems, deviations, disturbances and feelings of one's own self in relation to sexuality can be detected through handwriting and the reader can learn something about what are the tell tale signs and graphic syndromes.
It is important to note that while the book was written, homosexuality was still treated as deviation, while today it is no longer understood to be that way by the DCM IV, the "catalogue" of psychiatric disorders. Marie Bernard herself recognizes this by an opening remark about how it is not important whom we love, but how well we do.
Many of the samples, which include well known figures, artists, poets of the past as well as of unknown writers, do belong to homosexuals; hence the term "Deviation" has better be ignored. Instead the reader is advised to simply learn how homosexuality, just like any other human personality dynamic and structure, is seen through the handwriting.
Names to be found in the books along with many photos, samples and even work of arts are Maurice Bejart the famous dancer and French ballet and opera director and choreograph, Nijinsky the famous ballet dancer, the painter John Singer Sargent, the American writer Nethaniel Hawthorne, the French writer Collette, the singer Liberace, Marcel Proust the French writer and even Michealangelo. Marie Bernard uses the to show how indeed sexuality in its quirkiness and differences finds expression in the handwriting, an ultimate show of mental and physical expression.
Marie Bernard deals with her subjects with wisdom and love without undue judgement and prejudice.
Published by The Whitston Publishing Company, 1990 NY