The Body In Pain

Author: Elaine Scarry
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195049961
Size: 52.14 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 2965
Download Read Online
Discusses the inexpressibility of physical pain and analyzes the philosophical and cultural aspects of pain, torture, and war

Sacred Pain

Author: Ariel Glucklich
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199839492
Size: 55.52 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 6236
Download Read Online
Prominent ethological theories are contained in the following works: Konrad
Lorenz, The foundations of Ethology (New York: SpringerVerlag, 1981);
Desmond Morris, The Human Animal: A Personal View of the Human Species (
New York: Crown, 1994); Edward O. Wilson, On Human Nature (Cambridge, MA:
Harvard University Press, 1978). 7. Elaine Scarry, The Body in Pain: The Making
and Unmaking of the World (New York: Oxford University Press, 1985). A brief list
of articles in ...

Fear At The Edge

Author: Juan E. Corradi
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520077058
Size: 20.77 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 4889
Download Read Online
In her book The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World, Elaine
Scarry argues that pain destroys the sense of self and world and is "experienced
spatially as either the contraction of the universe down to the immediate vicinity of
the body or as the body swelling to fill the entire world."1 Intense pain not only "
unmakes" the world but destroys language: "As the content of one's world
disintegrates, so the content of one's language disintegrates as the self
disintegrates, so that ...

History In The Comic Mode

Author: Rachel Fulton
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231508476
Size: 68.83 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 3630
Download Read Online
In particular, Merback wants to show that pain in the Middle Ages and the
Renaissance was thought to be—with the famous formulation by Elaine Scarry (
The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World [Oxford: Oxford
University Press, 1985])—both “world destroying” and “world making.” The same
enterprise is endorsed, from a different perspective, in Ariel Gluklich, Sacred Pain
: Hurting the Body for the Sake of the Soul (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001)
. 6. Caroline ...

War At A Distance

Author: Mary A. Favret
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400831555
Size: 45.29 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 5395
Download Read Online
In The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World, Elaine Scarry
anticipates this thought, arguing that war has as its target “a people and its
civilization (or . . . the realms of sentience and self-extension).”11 In the face of
such absolute destructiveness, she tries to give voice and shape to the “interior
and inarticulate . . . sentience” that accompanies and registers the prosecution of
war ( ). Deprived of the fortifications of intellect and understanding, deprived
even of. 8William ...

The Female Body

Author: Laurence Goldstein
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472064779
Size: 53.13 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 2593
Download Read Online
BODY. IN. PAIN". IN. THOMAS. EAKINS'. AGNEW. CLINIC. Bodies, their needs,
appetites, expressions, affirm an external, shar- able world — except, Elaine
Scarry argues, for the body's pain. Unlike all other states of consciousness and
somatic perceptions which are tied to objects in the external world — love of x,
fear of y, ambivalence about z, hatred for, seeing of, being hungry for, and so on
— pain, ... what is crucially at stake in either case is the making and unmaking of
the world.

The Story Of Pain

Author: Joanna Bourke
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191003557
Size: 25.36 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 1075
Download Read Online
Ilse Davidsohn Stanley, The Unforgotten (Boston: Beacon Press, 1957), 132 and
MacDonald Critchley, 'Some Aspects of Pain', British Medical Journal (17
November 1934), 892. For example, see G. D. Schott, 'Communicating the
Experience of Pain: The Role of Analogy', Pain, 108 (2004), 209–12 and Elaine
Scarry, The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World (New York:
Oxford University Press, 1985). George Lakoff and Mark Johnson, Metaphors We
Live By ...

Meditatio Refashioning The Self

Author: Karl A. E.. Enenkel
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004192433
Size: 18.53 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 767
Download Read Online
Contemporary western society is preoccupied with the attempt to control pain,
and has developed an unprecedented, if still limited, ability to alleviate it. It has
also increasingly relegated intense pain to the secluded world of the modern
hospital ward and pain clinic, hidden from public awareness. Partly as a result of
these developments, witnessing and responding affectively to the pain of others
as. 1 Scarry E., The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World (
Oxford: 1985) 4.

Pain And Injury In Sport

Author: Sigmund Loland
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134248741
Size: 39.71 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 1632
Download Read Online
... altogether of their humanity. (Callahan 1997:201) In her book, Regarding the
Pain of Others, Susan Sontag (2003: 99) writes of 'a modern sensibility, which
regards suffering as something that is a mistake or an accident or a crime.
Something to be fixed. Something to be refused. Something that makes one feel
powerless.' Elaine Scarry (1985) argues in her influential book, The Body in Pain:
The Making and Unmaking of the World, that pain constricts experience, destroys
language, ...

Human Rights And The Body

Author: Annabelle Mooney
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317119835
Size: 28.89 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 1388
Download Read Online
Does this mean that in all cultures and societies people think and talk sometimes
about pain? Here, the answer must be: no. Pain is not a universal [315] human
concept and the English word pain does not translate very easily across all
languages.' Anna Wierzbicka 'Is Pain a Human Universal?' (2012) 4(3), Emotion
Review 4(3) 307, 314–15. 31 Elaine Scarry, The Body in Pain: The Making and
Unmaking of the World (Oxford University Press 1985) 4. not signify. These
sounds resist ...