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Suicide Voices: Labour Trauma in France

Sarah Waters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622232
eISBN:
9781800341586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622232.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book examines the phenomenon of work suicides in France and asks why, in the present historical juncture, conditions of work can push individuals to take their own lives. During the 2000s, ... More


A Minor Kidnapping

Terry Chester Shulman

in Film's First Family: The Untold Story of the Costellos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178097
eISBN:
9780813178127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178097.003.0025
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Dolores goes berserk and is placed under arrest at Dede’s apartment. In her desperation following a suicide attempt, she takes Dede’s son Tony and refuses to give him back. Fearing Dolores will try ... More


Virginia Woolf, the War Without, the War Within: Her Final Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Barbara Lounsberry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056937
eISBN:
9780813053790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056937.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Virginia Woolf, The War Without, The War Within completes Lounsberry’s trilogy on Virginia Woolf’s luminous diary and the diaries she read. It offers the first treatment of Woolf’s final diary stage ... More


Suicide as Testimony

Sarah Waters

in Suicide Voices: Labour Trauma in France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622232
eISBN:
9781800341586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622232.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter two examines suicide letters as a mode of testimony that bears witness to extreme suffering in the contemporary workplace. In an economic order that conceals the labour relationships that ... More


Renaissance Attitudes to Self‐slaughter

Eric Langley

in Narcissism and Suicide in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541232
eISBN:
9780191716072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541232.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter considers Renaissance theological responses to the issue of suicide, which demonstrate the influence of St Augustine in their condemnation of a selfish, antisocial act. Suicide is ... More


Flesh and Spirit: An anthology of seventeenth-century women's writing

Rachel Adcock, Sara Read, and Anna Ziomek (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090233
eISBN:
9781781707166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090233.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This anthology makes accessible to readers ten little-known and understudied works by seventeenth-century women (edited from manuscript and print) that explore the relationship between spiritual and ... More


Ernest Hemingway

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0022
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Hawks’ relationship with author Ernest Hemingway. Hawks speaks about the process of adapting Hemingway’s work To Have and Have Not to the silver screen, and the possibility of ... More


The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English State

Matthew Lockwood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300217063
eISBN:
9780300227864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217063.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Conquest of Death considers the concepts of violence and state power far more broadly and holistically than previous accounts of state growth by intertwining the national and the local, the ... More


The limits of autonomy: an exploration of the role of autonomy in the debate about assisted suicide

Louise Campbell

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter provides an analysis of the main ethical issues which arise in the debate about assisted suicide, with particular attention to the role played by the concept of autonomy in the ... More


Intermedial Détrompe l’Oeil and Contemporary Polish Narrative Cinema

Gabriel Laverdière

in Caught In-Between: Intermediality in Contemporary Eastern European and Russian Cinema

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474435499
eISBN:
9781474481076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435499.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

New technologies have deeply informed the ways to think about cinema, film and video. If digital cinema is often understood as a break with past film aesthetics, this chapter rather sees continuity. ... More


‘Stand not on that brink!’: Byron, Gender and Romantic Suicide

Caroline Franklin

in Byron and Marginality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439411
eISBN:
9781474453806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439411.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Byron’s splenetic wit looks right back to Burton’s Anatomy of Melancholy as well as forward to the refusal of all orthodoxies that made André Breton and the Surrealists in the 20th century. Suicide ... More


Loss, grief and loneliness

Janet Batsleer and James Duggan

in Young and Lonely: The Social Conditions of Loneliness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355342
eISBN:
9781447355397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355342.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Loss is strongly present in early experience of loneliness. This may be bereavement, but it may also be an experience of parental divorce and separation, of moving into foster care. Sometimes a loss ... More


Reconstituting a Moral Order

Nina Gren

in Occupied Lives: Maintaining Integrity in a Palestinian Refugee Camp in the West Bank

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166952
eISBN:
9781617976568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166952.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter 4 concerns the reestablishment of a moral order in a refugee camp continuously shaken since the Nakba. No longer Intifada activists, the camp residents focused on being morally upright in ... More


Space and time, myth and place

Brian Baker

in Iain Sinclair

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069048
eISBN:
9781781700891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069048.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the ‘British poetry revival’ that Sinclair was engaged in when he wrote and published Lud Heat and Suicide Bridge. It considers the importance of William Blake to Suicide ... More


Speaking to the Dead: Social Network Sites and Public Grieving

Candi K. Cann

in Virtual Afterlives: Grieving the Dead in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145419
eISBN:
9780813145495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145419.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Internet memorials, including tombstone Internet links with virtual memorials, funeral home memorials, Internet grieving websites, and social network sites of deceased persons, illustrate that the ... More


“Bent on Suicide”: The Political Rhetoric of Suicide in the Civil War–Era South

Diane Miller Sommerville

in The Long Civil War: New Explorations of America's Enduring Conflict

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780813181301
eISBN:
9780813151144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813181301.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Diane Miller Sommerville unearths how before and after secession, as well as following Confederate defeat, northerners and southerners employed “the language of self-destruction,” “the political ... More


Forty-Four Minutes

Michael Fisch

in An Anthropology of the Machine: Tokyo's Commuter Train Network

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226558417
eISBN:
9780226558691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226558691.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Chapter five embarks from within a forty-four minute gap opened within the margin of indeterminacy as a result of a commuter suicide. The central concern in the chapter is to understand how the ... More


Strategies of Containment and Their Aporia

Katsuya Hirano

in The Politics of Dialogic Imagination: Power and Popular Culture in Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226060422
eISBN:
9780226060736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060736.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 1 explores the ideological and socioeconomic structures constructed by the founders of the Tokugawa government as the mechanism of rule capable of sustaining the newly unified polity after ... More


Deconstructing Dignity: A Critique of the Right-to-Die Debate

Scott Cutler Shershow

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226088129
eISBN:
9780226088266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226088266.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The question of a “right to die” — or what is sometimes called euthanasia or assisted-suicide — remains today the subject of vexed legal, political, ethical and philosophic debates. The Sacred ... More


Cinema and Suicide

Michele Aaron

in Death and the Moving Image: Ideology, Iconography and I

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748624430
eISBN:
9780748697014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624430.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores fiction film's limited but highly symbolic representation of suicide, of, that is, an individual's witting or self-willed self-killing. It is split into two unequal parts. The ... More


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