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Anger and the Desire for Revenge

Voula Tsouna

in The Ethics of Philodemus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199292172
eISBN:
9780191711770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292172.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter examines Philodemus' diatribe On Anger, a principal piece of On the Passions and an important contribution to the philosophical literature on that subject. The first section supplies ... More


Religious Conversion and Psychodynamic Experiences

William A. Richards and G. William Barnard

in Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174060
eISBN:
9780231540919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174060.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

Psychodynamic experiences.


“How to Say ‘Fuck Off’ Politely”

James B. Waldram

in Hound Pound Narrative: Sexual Offender Habilitation and the Anthropology of Therapeutic Intervention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272552
eISBN:
9780520952478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272552.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the anger mangement module. “Anger Management” and “Assertiveness”—common components of many kinds of psychotherapeutic modalities—are two psychoeducational groups that ... More


From microscope to telescope: the films of Tony Richardson

B. F. Taylor

in The British New Wave: A Certain Tendency?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069086
eISBN:
9781781701218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069086.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers Tony Richardson's contribution to British New Wave. Richardson's first film Look Back in Anger (1959), despite its faults, was important for the development of ‘a style to the ... More


Toward a Holistic Theology of the Emotions

Michelle Voss Roberts

in Tastes of the Divine: Hindu and Christian Theologies of Emotion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257386
eISBN:
9780823261536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257386.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter argues that rasa theory should be taken seriously in Christian theology. Its aesthetic perspective relates contextual and bodily aspects of emotion to religious experience, sheds light ... More


Sing the Rage: Listening to Anger after Mass Violence

Sonali Chakravarti

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226119984
eISBN:
9780226120041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226120041.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (1996-1998) was an unprecedented step in developing an institution of transitional justice that incorporated emotional responses to mass violence ... More


Tastes of the Divine: Hindu and Christian Theologies of Emotion

Michelle Voss Roberts

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257386
eISBN:
9780823261536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257386.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The intensity and meaningfulness of aesthetic experience have often been described in theological terms. By designating basic human emotions as rasa, a word that connotes taste, flavor, or essence, ... More


Algeria’s Mortified Memory

Oana Panaïté

in The Colonial Fortune in Contemporary Fiction in French

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940292
eISBN:
9781786944290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940292.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Anger and incivility are integral parts of the post-colonial ethos that oriented France’s response to the violent dismantling of its colonial empire in the wake of World War II. The chapter examines ... More


Confronting Anger: Where the South African TRC Fell Short

Sonali Chakravarti

in Sing the Rage: Listening to Anger after Mass Violence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226119984
eISBN:
9780226120041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226120041.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In its ambitious reckoning with the violence of the apartheid era, the testimonies at the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) included emotions that would have been considered ... More


The Second Skeptic: Adam Smith and the Visualization of Sympathy

Sonali Chakravarti

in Sing the Rage: Listening to Anger after Mass Violence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226119984
eISBN:
9780226120041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226120041.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In his Theory of Moral Sentiments Adam Smith argues that while sympathy does not negate pain, it is the most comforting response citizens can receive from others, even when they express anger and ... More


Three Values of Anger

Sonali Chakravarti

in Sing the Rage: Listening to Anger after Mass Violence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226119984
eISBN:
9780226120041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226120041.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The chapter provides a schematic for interpreting anger in the context of testimony after mass violence. Each of the three dimensions of anger presented—cognitive-evaluative, confrontational and ... More


Trust Enough to Tarry

Sonali Chakravarti

in Sing the Rage: Listening to Anger after Mass Violence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226119984
eISBN:
9780226120041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226120041.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The chapter suggests than an engagement with anger provides an opportunity for truth commissions to serve as incubators of trust and lay a path for future everyday interactions. The very aspects that ... More


Fury as a Religious Sentiment

Michelle Voss Roberts

in Tastes of the Divine: Hindu and Christian Theologies of Emotion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257386
eISBN:
9780823261536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257386.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter widens the scope of inquiry to an emotion that is not ordinarily treated as religious: anger or fury (raudra rasa). Anger, a sentiment often discouraged in religions oriented toward ... More


Barry Reckord, the Race Relations Narrative, and the Royal Court Theatre

Amanda Bidnall

in West Indian Generation: Remaking British Culture in London, 1945-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940032
eISBN:
9781786944191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940032.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

“Barry Reckord, the Race Relations Narrative, and the Royal Court Theatre” shifts its analysis of the race relations narrative to the forefront of postwar London drama. Jamaican playwright—and one of ... More


/ On the Use and Abuse of Anger for Life: Ressentiment and Revenge in the Histoire des deux Indes

Sunil M. Agnani

in Hating Empire Properly: The Two Indies and the Limits of Enlightenment Anticolonialism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251803
eISBN:
9780823253050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251803.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter considers the affects of ressentiment, revenge, and anger—surprisingly prominent in a text about European trading companies. It examines Diderot's angry exhortation to the reader and ... More


Crying: Dreadful Melodramas—Family Dramas and Home Invasions

Aaron Michael Kerner and Jonathan L. Knapp

in Extreme Cinema: Affective Strategies in Transnational Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402903
eISBN:
9781474422000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402903.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Much of this chapter focuses on the melodramatic genre and its application in contemporary extreme cinema. Melodrama typically involves loss, and/or a character that arrives too late. In Linda ... More


The Affective Politics of Terror

Andrew A. G. Ross

in Mixed Emotions: Beyond Fear and Hatred in International Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226077390
eISBN:
9780226077567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077567.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the powerful emotions associated with terrorist violence, showing that familiar emotions such as fear and anger were in fact highly adaptive responses— affected by prior ... More


The War in Retrospect

David Taylor

in Memory, Narrative and the Great War: Rifleman Patrick MacGill and the Construction of Wartime Experience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318719
eISBN:
9781846318030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318719.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses MacGill's position after the war and in particular his two post-war accounts of war: Fear! and Suspense. Neither novel nor play was a success but both throw light on MacGill's ... More


Feelings without Assent

in Stoicism & Emotion

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226305578
eISBN:
9780226305202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305202.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter investigates the feelings that sometimes occur in the absence of assent. The Stoic founders devised nonprejudicial terms like “bitings” and “troubling” for responses which do not have ... More


Damaged boys, needy girls

Val Gillies

in Pushed to the edge: Inclusion and behaviour support in schools

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317463
eISBN:
9781447317487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317463.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Following on from the previous discussion this chapter examines how a distinctly gendered discourse of risk orders the understandings and experiences of challenging young people. It will detail how a ... More


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