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Introduction

Lucy Bending

in The Representation of Bodily Pain in Late Nineteenth–Century English Culture

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187172
eISBN:
9780191674648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187172.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This introductory chapter sets out the focus of this book, namely the arguments over the meaning and interpretation of pain as they appeared in many ... More


Medical Understandings of Pain

Lucy Bending

in The Representation of Bodily Pain in Late Nineteenth–Century English Culture

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187172
eISBN:
9780191674648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187172.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses how medical explanations for pain, based on the body and its neurological organization, both created and went some way towards ... More


The Question of Shared Human Sensibility

Lucy Bending

in The Representation of Bodily Pain in Late Nineteenth–Century English Culture

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187172
eISBN:
9780191674648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187172.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

If animal pain was discounted by vivisectionists in the face of physiological knowledge, then the pain of particular groups of humans could also be ... More


Christian Understandings of Physical Suffering

Lucy Bending

in The Representation of Bodily Pain in Late Nineteenth–Century English Culture

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187172
eISBN:
9780191674648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187172.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses Christian understanding of pain. For Christian theologians two kinds of pain were of importance: the pains of the here and now ... More


The Pleasures and Pains of Flogging

Lucy Bending

in The Representation of Bodily Pain in Late Nineteenth–Century English Culture

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187172
eISBN:
9780191674648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187172.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This final chapter revisits the subject of the first: the relationship of inflicted pain to punishment. It deals more fully with the question of class ... More


Antivivisectionary Rhetoric and Pain

Lucy Bending

in The Representation of Bodily Pain in Late Nineteenth–Century English Culture

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187172
eISBN:
9780191674648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187172.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter brings together the theoretical concerns of Chapter 3 and close readings of the literature of vivisection of the 1880s and 1890s, to ... More


OW! The Paradox of Pain*

Christopher S. Hill

in Meaning, Mind, and Knowledge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199665822
eISBN:
9780191766336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665822.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

According to folk psychology, there is no difference between the appearance of pain and the reality of pain: one has an experience as of pain just in case one is actually in pain. But considerations ... More


‘Splendid testemunhos’: Documenting Atrocities, Bodies, and Desire in Roger Casement’s Black Diaries

Javier Uriarte

in Intimate Frontiers: A Literary Geography of the Amazon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941831
eISBN:
9781789623598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941831.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This essay performs an analysis of the highly controversial and rarely studied personal diaries of this Irish diplomat and traveler. Within the Black Diaries it is possible to find the description of ... More


The Anatomy of Suffering

Sowande' M. Mustakeem

in Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040559
eISBN:
9780252098994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040559.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the cumulative effects of slavery at sea on bondpeople's overall well-being, making them even more vulnerable to the specter of disease and mortality. Taking into account the ... More


q for Quatsch

Ulrich Baer

in The Rilke Alphabet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256280
eISBN:
9780823261338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256280.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In an elegy for a close friend, the painter Paula Moderson-Becker, Rilke describes grief as physical pain.


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