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Barthes and ‘Subtle Forms of Living’

Marielle Macé

in Interdisciplinary Barthes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266670
eISBN:
9780191905391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266670.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

A life cannot be dissociated from its forms (its ways, regimes, spaces, and rhythms) for these forms are also ideas of what life should be. This question is keenly felt today, especially in our ways ... More


The Sanatorium

David Ellis

in Death and the Author: How D. H. Lawrence Died, and Was Remembered

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199546657
eISBN:
9780191701443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546657.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Lawrence's treatment in a sanatorium. A sanatorium is a medical facility for long-term illness, most typically associated with treatment of tuberculosis. By denying that he had ... More


Ad Astra

David Ellis

in Death and the Author: How D. H. Lawrence Died, and Was Remembered

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199546657
eISBN:
9780191701443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546657.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Ad Astra sanatorium. In a final attempt to stave off his illness, Lawrence agreed with Andrew Morland, an English doctor, to spend a month doing nothing and then, he went into ... More


Belledonne

Victor Burgin

in Seeing Degree Zero: Barthes/Burgin and Political Aesthetics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474431415
eISBN:
9781474465229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431415.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Victor Burgin's projection work, Belledonne (2016), which poignantly evokes the sanatorium in which Barthes lived for a number of years in his youth due to tuberculosis, is rendered in print in this ... More


Disease and Colonial Enclaves

in Contagion and Enclaves: Tropical Medicine in Colonial India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318290
eISBN:
9781846317835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317835.001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

From the eighteenth to the twentieth century, the practices of colonialism in the tropical world were informed by the epistemologies and therapeutics of Western science and medicine. In their ... More


Modernist Night: Distortion, Regression, and Oblivion in the Fiction of Bruno Schulz

Henry Sussman

in Idylls of the Wanderer: Outside in Literature and Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227693
eISBN:
9780823235278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227693.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter examines the presentation of modernist night in the novels of Polish writer Bruno Schulz. It explains that Schulz conjures up this modernist night in order ... More


A University for Feeling the Emotions of Internationalism

Ilaria Scaglia

in The Emotions of Internationalism: Feeling International Cooperation in the Alps in the Interwar Period

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198848325
eISBN:
9780191882869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848325.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

Chapter 5 examines the case of the University Sanatorium of Leysin as a means to explore how internationalists constructed and used spaces to elicit and manage people’s emotions. It devotes ... More


Sanatorium Society: The ‘Good’ Place in Tender Is the Night

Linda De Roche

in Twenty-First-Century Readings of Tender is the Night

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310713
eISBN:
9781846314308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314308.004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the Swiss sanatorium in relation to Tender. It describes how health clinics in Switzerland transformed their client base after the late nineteenth century from tubercular ... More


“My Hispanism Was Only a Symptom”

in Empire on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311826
eISBN:
9781846315268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311826.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Wolf-Man came to Sigmund Freud in February of 1910 and stayed until June of 1914. His own story was implied on what he already knew to have been written about him. The pictures in a children's ... More


A Different Kind of Nervous Breakdown—Melancholia

Edward Shorter

in How Everyone Became Depressed: The Rise and Fall of the Nervous Breakdown

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199948086
eISBN:
9780197563304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199948086.003.0009
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Feelings of low mood are not trivial. In 2010 the National Center for Health Statistics of the Department of Health and Human Services asked a random sample of the U.S. population about their mood. ... More


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