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Product Description: Affecting audiences with depictions of suffering and injustice is a key function of tragedy, and yet it has long been viewed by philosophers as a dubious enterprise. In this book Thomas Gould uses both historical and theoretical approaches to explore tragedy and its power to gratify readers and audiences...read more

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9780691630755 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $122.50 | About this edition: Affecting audiences with depictions of suffering and injustice is a key function of tragedy, and yet it has long been viewed by philosophers as a dubious enterprise.
9780691073750 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 1, 1991, cover price $49.50

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9780691600956 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $48.95 | About this edition: Affecting audiences with depictions of suffering and injustice is a key function of tragedy, and yet it has long been viewed by philosophers as a dubious enterprise.

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Product Description: The literature of Adrienne Rich, Toni Morrison, Ana Castillo, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie teaches a risky, self-giving way of reading (and being) that brings home the dangers and the possibilities of suffering as an ethical good...read more

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9780231173681 | Columbia Univ Pr, March 8, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: The literature of Adrienne Rich, Toni Morrison, Ana Castillo, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie teaches a risky, self-giving way of reading (and being) that brings home the dangers and the possibilities of suffering as an ethical good.

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Product Description: Excursions with Thoreau is a major new exploration of Thoreau's writing and thought that is philosophical yet sensitive to the literary and religious. Edward F. Mooney's excursions through passages from Walden, Cape Cod, and his late essay “Walking” reveal Thoreau as a miraculous writer, artist, and religious adept...read more

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9781501305658 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 22, 2015, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Excursions with Thoreau is a major new exploration of Thoreau's writing and thought that is philosophical yet sensitive to the literary and religious.

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9781501305641 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 22, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Excursions with Thoreau is a major new exploration of Thoreau's writing and thought that is philosophical yet sensitive to the literary and religious.

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Product Description: Adorno and Modern Theatre explores the drama of Edward Bond, David Rudkin, Howard Barker and Sarah Kane in the context of the work of leading philosopher Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969). The book engages with key principles of Adorno's aesthetic theory and cultural critique and examines their influence on a generation of seminal post-war dramatists...read more

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9781137534460 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 17, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Adorno and Modern Theatre explores the drama of Edward Bond, David Rudkin, Howard Barker and Sarah Kane in the context of the work of leading philosopher Theodor W.

Product Description: Who has the right to speak about trauma? As cultural products, narratives of social suffering paradoxically release us from responsibility while demanding that we examine our own connectedness to the circumstances that produce suffering...read more

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9780295996158, titled "Speaking Havoc: Social Suffering and South Asian Narratives" | Univ of Washington Pr, August 17, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Who has the right to speak about trauma?
9780295984889 | Univ of Washington Pr, June 1, 2005, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Who has the right to speak about trauma?

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9780295985572 | Univ of Washington Pr, February 28, 2007, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Who has the right to speak about trauma?

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Product Description: Political firebrand, tireless reformer, champion of the avant-garde, Octave Mirbeau embraced his role as disturber of the peace. Inspired by Kropotkin and Dostoyevsky, Mirbeau became the social conscience of the era, speaking in a clear voice to impugn capitalist ideology, to defend the cause of the worker, the child, the pauper, the prostitute, and the soldier sacrificed as cannon fodder...read more

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9781611495614 | Univ of Delaware Pr, April 21, 2015, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Political firebrand, tireless reformer, champion of the avant-garde, Octave Mirbeau embraced his role as disturber of the peace.

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Product Description: First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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9780415939621 | Routledge, June 1, 2002, cover price $147.00 | About this edition: This study provides a re-evaluation of the role of pain and suffering in Hartmann von Aue.

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9780415866958 | Reprint edition (Routledge, November 8, 2013), cover price $48.95 | About this edition: First published in 2002.

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Product Description: A fascinating and highly-illustrated history of one of the most universal cultural phenomena. Javier Moscoso provides a unique and accessible examination of the formation and transformation of pain, as both a scientific and as a cultural object in modern and contemporary Western societies...read more

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9781403991188, titled "Pain: A Cultural History" | Palgrave Macmillan, October 2, 2012, cover price $46.00 | About this edition: A fascinating and highly-illustrated history of one of the most universal cultural phenomena.

By Paul House (trans)

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9780263131208, titled "The Golden Mask" | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, November 1, 1992), cover price $18.95 | also contains The Golden Mask

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Product Description: Samuel Beckett and Pain is a collection of ten essays which explores the theme of pain in Beckett's works. Experiencing both physical and psychological pain in the course of his life, Beckett found suffering in human life inevitable, accepted it as a source of inspiration in his writings, and probed it to gain deeper insight into the difficult and emotionally demanding processes of artistic creation, practice and performance...read more
By Michiko Tsushima (editor)

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9789042035232 | Rodopi Bv Editions, June 30, 2012, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Samuel Beckett and Pain is a collection of ten essays which explores the theme of pain in Beckett's works.

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Product Description: In the post-Cold War, post-9/11 era, the immigrant experience has changed dramatically. Despite the recent successes of immigrant and world literatures, there has been little scholarship on how the hardships of immigration are conveyed in immigrant narratives...read more

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9780802099198 | Univ of Toronto Pr, February 21, 2009, cover price $62.00 | About this edition: In the post-Cold War, post-9/11 era, the immigrant experience has changed dramatically.

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9781442612198 | Reprint edition (Univ of Toronto Pr, October 23, 2010), cover price $31.95 | About this edition: In the post-Cold War, post-9/11 era, the immigrant experience has changed dramatically.

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Product Description: Despite the outpour of interpretations, from critics of all schools, on Shakespeare's dramatic works and other poetic works, "A Lover's Complaint" has been almost totally ignored by criticism. This collection of essays is designed to bring to the poem the attention it deserves for its beauty, its aesthetic, psychological and conceptual complexity, and its representation of its cultural moment...read more

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9780754603450 | Ashgate Pub Co, May 1, 2006, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Despite the outpour of interpretations, from critics of all schools, on Shakespeare's dramatic works and other poetic works, "A Lover's Complaint" has been almost totally ignored by criticism.

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Product Description: The Wound and the Bow collects seven wonderful essays on the delicate theme of the relation between art and suffering by the legendary literary and social critic, Edmund Wilson (1885–1972). This welcome re-issue—one of several for this title—testifies to the value publishers put on it and to a reluctance among them ever to let it stay out of print for very long...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780821411896, titled "The Wound and the Bow: Seven Studies in Literature" | Reprint edition (Ohio Univ Pr, May 1, 1997), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The Wound and the Bow collects seven wonderful essays on the delicate theme of the relation between art and suffering by the legendary literary and social critic, Edmund Wilson (1885–1972).
9780374514808 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 1, 1978, cover price $4.95

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Product Description: This book suggests that a listening to suffering may profit from a literary hearing, and vice versa. It is not only that literature tells of suffering but that suffering may tell us something about the nature of literature. The author examines works and texts that range from medicine to literature, philosophy to photography, prose to poetry, and from Antigone to W...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780791432631 | State Univ of New York Pr, April 1, 1997, cover price $50.50 | About this edition: This book suggests that a listening to suffering may profit from a literary hearing, and vice versa.

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9780791432648 | State Univ of New York Pr, April 1, 1997, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: This book suggests that a listening to suffering may profit from a literary hearing, and vice-versa.

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Product Description: The Golden Mask by Donald, Robyn

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9780263131208 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, November 1, 1992), cover price $18.95 | also contains Pain: A Cultural History

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9780373115372 | Harlequin Books, March 1, 1993, cover price $2.89 | About this edition: The Golden Mask by Donald, Robyn

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Product Description: Book by Susan Scheinberg Kristol

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9780824043766 | Taylor & Francis, May 1, 1990, cover price $59.00 | About this edition: Book by Susan Scheinberg Kristol

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Product Description: First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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9780824040369, titled "Brothers of Dragons: Job Dolens & Francois Villon" | Routledge, March 1, 1990, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: First published in 1990.
9780824070861 | Taylor & Francis, February 1, 1990, cover price $39.00 | About this edition: First published in 1990.

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