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The Resource The modulated scream : pain in late medieval culture, Esther Cohen

The modulated scream : pain in late medieval culture, Esther Cohen

Label
The modulated scream : pain in late medieval culture
Title
The modulated scream
Title remainder
pain in late medieval culture
Statement of responsibility
Esther Cohen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book provides an integral, readable account of changing attitudes toward pain in late medieval Europe. Since pain itself cannot be known, the book looks at pain by chronicling what people wrote about it, and what they did with and about that
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947 December 21-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cohen, Esther
Dewey number
809/.93353
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN682.P25
LC item number
C64 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pain in literature
  • Pain
  • Suffering
  • Torture
  • Pain
  • Suffering
  • Literature, Medieval
  • Middle Ages
Label
The modulated scream : pain in late medieval culture, Esther Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Setting the stage -- Manipulating pain -- The uses of suffering -- "Twisting the mind": torture and truth-finding -- Alleviating pain -- The script of pain behavior -- Knowledge from pain -- The vocabulary and typology of pain -- The Christian history of humanity -- Human and divine passion -- Impassibility -- Conclusion
Control code
457149355
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 393 pages
Isbn
9780226112671
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010004793
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)457149355
Label
The modulated scream : pain in late medieval culture, Esther Cohen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Setting the stage -- Manipulating pain -- The uses of suffering -- "Twisting the mind": torture and truth-finding -- Alleviating pain -- The script of pain behavior -- Knowledge from pain -- The vocabulary and typology of pain -- The Christian history of humanity -- Human and divine passion -- Impassibility -- Conclusion
Control code
457149355
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 393 pages
Isbn
9780226112671
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010004793
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)457149355

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