The Body In Pain

Author: Elaine Scarry
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199741220
Size: 51.23 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 1690
Download Read Online
The book is an analysis of physical suffering and its relation to the numerous vocabularies and cultural forces--literary, political, philosophical, medical, religious--that confront it.

The Body In Pain The Making And Unmaking Of The World

Author: Elaine Scarry
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195036018
Size: 80.80 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 4894
Download Read Online
The book is an analysis of physical suffering and its relation to the numerous vocabularies and cultural forces--literary, political, philosophical, medical, religious--that confront it.

Thinking In An Emergency Norton Global Ethics Series

Author: Elaine Scarry
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393081044
Size: 68.40 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 7463
Download Read Online
She draws on the work of philosophers, scientists, and artists to remind us of our ability to assist one another, whether we are called upon to perform acts of rescue as individuals, as members of a neighborhood, or as citizens of a country ...

On Beauty And Being Just

Author: Elaine Scarry
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400847354
Size: 43.60 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 6677
Download Read Online
In On Beauty and Being Just Elaine Scarry not only defends beauty from the political arguments against it but also argues that beauty does indeed press us toward a greater concern for justice.

Regarding The Pain Of Others

Author: Susan Sontag
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1466853573
Size: 28.20 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 5986
Download Read Online
In her first full-scale investigation of the role of imagery in our culture since her now-classic book On Photography defined the terms of the debate twenty-five years ago, Susan Sontag cuts through circular arguments about how pictures can ...

Resisting Representation

Author: Elaine Scarry Professor of English and American Literature Harvard University
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198025025
Size: 23.86 MB
Format: PDF
View: 6708
Download Read Online

Dreaming By The Book

Author: Elaine Scarry
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691070766
Size: 60.71 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 6700
Download Read Online
"--Robert Fagles, translator of Homer's Iliad "I finished Dreaming by the Book feeling that fundamental aspects of the nature of consciousness had been peeled open and exposed to view."--Stephen M. Kosslyn, author of Image and Brain

Hurt And Pain

Author: Susannah B. Mintz
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0567558452
Size: 35.17 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 1137
Download Read Online
Hurt and Pain: Literature and the Suffering Body examines the strategies authors have used to portray bodies in pain, drawing on a diverse range of literary texts from the seventeenth century to the present day.

The Story Of Pain

Author: Joanna Bourke
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191003557
Size: 31.71 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 5142
Download Read Online
Focusing on the English-speaking world, this book tells the story of pain since the eighteenth century, addressing fundamental questions about the experience and nature of suffering over the last three centuries.