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Wounds of Love: The Mystical Marriage of Saint Rose of Lima

Frank Graziano

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195136401
eISBN:
9780199835164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136403.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

An in-depth study of St. Rose of Lima (1586–1617), canonized in 1671 as the first saint of the New World, serves to explore the meanings of female mysticism and the ways in which saints are products ... More


Beyond Ophelia: The Anatomy of Female Melancholy

Lesel Dawson

in Lovesickness and Gender in Early Modern English Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199266128
eISBN:
9780191708688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266128.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Women's Literature

It is often claimed that whereas male lovesickness is classified as a form of melancholy—a malady associated with creativity, interiority, and intellect—the female version is considered a disorder of ... More


Spiritualized Symptoms

Frank Graziano

in Wounds of Love: The Mystical Marriage of Saint Rose of Lima

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195136401
eISBN:
9780199835164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136403.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The practices of and circumstances conducive to mysticism are considered in their relation to psychopathology. The discussion begins with consideration of the relation between Rose and her mother, ... More


Servants and Masters: The Changeling

SWAPAN CHAKRAVORTY

in Society and Politics in the Plays of Thomas Middleton

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182665
eISBN:
9780191673856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182665.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In recent years, Thomas Middleton’s The Changeling (1622) has come to be seen as either an attack on class and gender rule, or as a warning against ... More


Self-Portrait of Percy Grainger

Malcolm Gillies, David Pear, and Mark Carroll (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305371
eISBN:
9780199863624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305371.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In his later years Percy Grainger (1882-1961) penned over twenty personal sketches, intending them as the basis of an autobiography. This book draws a vivid portrait of the Australian–American ... More


‘Sex ferocity’ and ‘the sadic lusts of certain novelists’: Sexuality, Sadomasochism, and Suppression in Parade’s End

Max Saunders

in War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End, Modernism, and Psychology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780748694266
eISBN:
9781474412391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694266.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores Graham Greene’s claim that the Tietjens books are ‘almost the only adult novels dealing with the sexual life that have been written in English’. Focusing on Some Do Not…, it ... More


Sensational Flesh: Race, Power, and Masochism

Amber Jamilla Musser

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479891818
eISBN:
9781479891405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479891818.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In everyday language, masochism is usually understood as the desire to abdicate control in exchange for sensation—pleasure, pain, or a combination thereof. Yet at its core, masochism is a site where ... More


Friends

Malcolm Gillies, David Pear, and Mark Carroll

in Self-Portrait of Percy Grainger

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305371
eISBN:
9780199863624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305371.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes the Grainger family friendships in appropriate quotations. These include the local physician, Henry O'Hara, and his wonderful Irish use of language; the homosexual Dr Hamilton ... More


Wife

Malcolm Gillies, David Pear, and Mark Carroll

in Self-Portrait of Percy Grainger

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305371
eISBN:
9780199863624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305371.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes how Grainger met his wife, Ella Ström, aboard the ship “Aorangi,” and his pleasure at how closely she fitted the racial ideal he had desired for a wife. Racial writers H.S. ... More


Self

Malcolm Gillies, David Pear, and Mark Carroll

in Self-Portrait of Percy Grainger

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305371
eISBN:
9780199863624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305371.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter provides details of Grainger's personal history, from his birth onwards, including the impact his birth had on his parents. There are a series of vignettes from Grainger's philosophical ... More


Composer

Malcolm Gillies, David Pear, and Mark Carroll

in Self-Portrait of Percy Grainger

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305371
eISBN:
9780199863624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305371.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The goal of art and of music for Grainger is explained and his “Marching Song of Democracy” cited as an epitome of this. The importance of “whip-lust” to his compositional strength, and of his racial ... More


‘Brother Unkind’: Annabella’s Heart in ’Tis Pity She’s a Whore

Sara Eaton

in Revenge and Gender in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474414098
eISBN:
9781474449502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414098.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores Giovanni’s pursuit of Annabella’s heart in John Ford’s Tis Pity She’s a Whore, suggesting that it is the Courtly lover’s necessary abject position in relation to the beloved ... More


Binding the Void: The Erotics of Place in Antony and Cleopatra

Gillian Knoll

in Conceiving Desire in Lyly and Shakespeare: Metaphor, Cognition and Eros

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474428521
eISBN:
9781474481175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428521.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Chapter 4 analyses the erotics of bounded place and of limitless space in Antony and Cleopatra. The chapter begins by exploring Edward Casey’s philosophical history of place and space in order to ... More


Borderline Sanctity: Dorothea of Montau, 1347–1394

David Wallace

in Strong Women: Life, Text, and Territory 1347–1645

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199541713
eISBN:
9780191730924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541713.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Dorothea Swarze was born into a family of German peasant colonists in present-day Poland. She practised extreme forms of self-punishment from an early age: beating herself with rods, whips, thistles, ... More


The Pain of Pleasure: Consent and the Criminalisation of Sado-Masochistic “Assaults”

Sharon Cowan

in Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640706
eISBN:
9780748651450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640706.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter offers an analysis of the criminalisation of certain sexual practices that have been (wrongly) labelled as assaults. It discusses the criminal cases in Scotland and in England and Wales ... More


Ethics and the World without Others

Eleanor Kaufman

in Deleuze and Ethics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641178
eISBN:
9780748671731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641178.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Deleuze's 1967 essay ‘Coldness and Cruelty’ first appeared in the context of a work devoted to Leopold von Sacher–Masoch and featuring the latter's Venus in Furs, yet it nonetheless brings a ... More


Reading Masochisms

Jennifer Mitchell

in Ordinary Masochisms: Agency and Desire in Victorian and Modernist Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066677
eISBN:
9780813058863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066677.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Having offered analyses about some Victorian and modernist masochistic characters—the diverse range of their roles, the empowerment they access through suffering, the challenges they pose to ... More


Democracy and Masochism: Zola's Bonheur

Peter Starr

in Commemorating Trauma: The Paris Commune and Its Cultural Aftermath

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823226030
eISBN:
9780823240920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823226030.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The principal focus in this chapteris on the masochistic suffering of the increasingly allegorical figure of Denise Baudu. In light of this diagnostic affinity, Denise's willing to suffer can be read ... More


The shifting case of masochism: Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s Venus im Pelz (1870)

Birgit Lang

in A History of the Case Study: Sexology, Psychoanalysis, Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719099434
eISBN:
9781526124098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099434.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter investigates the agency of the sexual public, and the indirect power wielded by these readers and patients of sexology in defending the truth of sexological case writings. Through the ... More


Encounters of Ecstasy

Patricia MacCormack

in Deleuze and Sex

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642618
eISBN:
9780748671755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642618.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

‘How’, this chapter asks, ‘can we think a sexuality which is larval potentiality, non-volitional or authorised by self or regimes of signification, which has no before and after but is always and ... More


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