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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


Pain and Language

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/9780198187172.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

It has become a commonplace that pain defies language and, as such, that it is unique as a sensation that cannot be described or shared: sufferers ... More


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


The Body in Pain

Karen C. Lang

in Four Illusions: Candrakirti's Advice to Travelers on the Bodhisattva Path

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151138
eISBN:
9780199870448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151135.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The Buddha identifies three types of suffering: ordinary, physical, and mental pain, the suffering brought on by the change of pleasure into pain, and the suffering inherent in the very nature of the ... 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


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


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


I Had Looked at Myself in the Full-Length Mirror

Ann Burack-Weiss

in The Lioness in Winter: Writing an Old Woman's Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231151849
eISBN:
9780231525336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151849.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Discusses health and appearance of the old woman: chronic and acute medical conditions of aging, the quest for beauty, sexuality in old age, as well as physical and psychic pain and “the organ ... More


St. Christopher's Hospice: First published in British Hospital Journal and Social Service Review, vol. 77 (10 November 1967), pp. 2127–30.

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0017
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

In 1967, the year that St Christopher's Hospice opened in Sydenham, South London, an important paper, included here, sets out its aims and purposes. The hospice will ‘try to fill the gap that exists ... More


Tusculan Disputations 111 & IV

A. E. Douglas

in Cicero: Tusculan Disputations II and V

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856684333
eISBN:
9781800343078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856684333.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter provides a summary of Book III and IV of Cicero's Tusculans. It discusses how the two books deal with the question of whether the wise man (sapiens) is subject to mental distress or ... More


How Conditions and Relationships in Retirement Influence Drinking in Retirement

Peter A. Bamberger, Samuel B. Bacharach, Kathleen A. Briggs, and Meira Ben-Gad

in Retirement and the Hidden Epidemic: The Complex Link Between Aging, Work Disengagement, and Substance Misuse and What To Do About It

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199374120
eISBN:
9780190216894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374120.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter discusses the results of our 10-year study of retirement and its alcohol-related consequences in order to describe how conditions and relationships in retirement influence drinking in ... More


Moral Disgust in Sophocles’ Philoctetes

Emily Allen-Hornblower

in The Ancient Emotion of Disgust

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190604110
eISBN:
9780190604134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190604110.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

In Sophocles’ Philoctetes, the young Neoptolemus befriends the ailing eponymous hero, gaining his trust under false pretenses. As he successfully deceives Philoctetes, the youth increasingly shows ... More


Many nights my pillow would be wet with grief

Paula Kelly Harline

in The Polygamous Wives Writing Club: From the Diaries of Mormon Pioneer Women

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199346509
eISBN:
9780199346561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199346509.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

First wives Lucy Flake, Lydia-Ann Brinkerhoff, and Emma Nielson did not complain about their husbands’ second wives, and at least two of the three made grand efforts to help these younger wives, and ... More


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