The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World

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The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World - Scarry, Elaine
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Part philosophical meditation, part cultural critique, The Body in Pain is a profoundly original study that has already stirred excitement in a wide range of intellectual circles. The book is an analysis of physical suffering and its relation to the numerous vacabularies and cultural forces--literary, political, philosophical, medical, religious--that confront it. Elaine Scarry bases her study on a wide range of sources: literature and art, medical case histories, documents on torture compiled by Amnesty International, ...

The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World 1987, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195049961

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The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World 1985, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195036015

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