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Author Morris, David B, author
Title The culture of pain / David B. Morris
Imprint Berkeley, California : University of California Press, 1991
book jacket
 Life Sci. LIB  WL704 M875f 1991    AVAILABLE    ABM810504
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  306.461 M8317 1991    AVAILABLE    30500100625493
 Ethnology Library  RB127 .M67 1991    AVAILABLE    30520020401270
 Chinese Lit.&Phi. Lib.  415.208 M875    AVAILABLE    30580001546733
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  PORTER RB127 M875 1991    AVAILABLE    30530000888552
Descript xii, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-336) and index
Explores the history of pain in Western literature and culture to restore the bridge between pain and meaning
Living pain : mystery or puzzle? -- The meanings of pain -- An invisible epidemic -- The pain of comedy -- Hysteria, pain & gender -- Visionary pain & the politics of suffering -- Pain is always in your head -- The uses of pain -- Painful pleasures : beauty & affliction -- Sex, pain & the Marquis de Sade -- Tragic pain -- The future of pain
Subject Pain -- Social aspects
Pain -- Psychological aspects
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