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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 277–291.
Published: 01 September 2011
... there as complementary epistemic devices and empower poets by differently accommodating the complexities of pain. Metaphors become important when they offer patients a way to understand their conditions and when they enable doctors or caregivers to reimagine the patient's experience. One example of a narrative poem...
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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 173–178.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Don James McLaughlin Djm8246@utulsa.edu Michael Snediker , Contingent Figure: Chronic Pain and Queer Embodiment , Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2021 . Copyright © 2022 by University of Oklahoma 2022 There's a thing first-time readers like to point out...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 353–367.
Published: 01 September 2004
...: The German Text with a Revised English Translation third edition ( Oxford : Blackwell Publishing ). Translated by Anscombe G.E.M. . WITTGENSTEIN AND PAIN: SOCIOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES ANTONIO NEGRI TRANSLATED BY TIMOTHY S. MURPHY1 Editor's Note: The work of Antonio Negri...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 369–372.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... . WITTGENSTEIN AND PAIN: TWO CLARIFICATIONS JOSHUA WILNER, CITY COLLEGE AND THE GRADUATE CENTER, CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK When I mentioned to Tim Murphy that I thought Negri's "Wittgenstein et la douleur" misread certain passages in Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations, Tim invited...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 349–361.
Published: 01 September 2011
... by devastating illness diagnoses, this article provides clinical examples of how metaphors have helped patients express their painful feelings and how patients and therapists co-create particularly helpful metaphors. The co-creation of healing metaphors draws patients and therapists and doctors together. Within...
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Genre (2023) 56 (2): 145–178.
Published: 01 July 2023
... she enforces as a character in the novel's imagined world, are exposed as false by her narration. Uncle Silas presents unregulated animal appetites as threatening to rational community governance, but it also implies that our bestial shared capacity for pain, which crosses boundaries of nationality...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 395–432.
Published: 01 September 2004
... .'' A Companion to the Gothic . Ed. Punter David . Oxford : Blackwell , 2001 . 3 - 14 . —. `` Power in the Darkness: Heterotopias, Literature and Gothic Labyrinths .'' Genre 26 ( 1994 ): 253 - 82 .> Bruhm Steven . Gothic Bodies: The Politics of Pain in Romantic Fiction...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 351–358.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of the book, where he takes up for scrutiny Tourette’s syndrome, the human hand, and pain. All are phenomena that straddle Schleifer’s three levels. Tourette’s syndrome is discussed in chapter 3, “Material Voices.” Schleifer displays the nature of this strange affliction as something that cuts across...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 223–237.
Published: 01 September 2011
... – 99 . Holmes Martha Stoddard Chambers Tod . 2005 . “Thinking through Pain.” Literature and Medicine 24 : 127 – 41 . Hutschnecker Arnold H. 1959 . “Personality Factors in Dying Patients.” In The Meaning of Death , edited by Feifel Herman , 237 – 50...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 103–109.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of Oklahoma 104 GENRE Childhood provides an important context for racial politics because of its seeming innocence. Bernstein notes that many political ideas rejected in the adult world take cover in the world of childhood (51). For instance, the notion that slaves were not as sensitive to pain...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 301–313.
Published: 01 September 2011
... by a pathophysiologic explanation provided by his physician, and, in turn, the story may help the caregiver appreciate the depth of pain and suffering. Further, the bridge thus erected by the apprehension by the caregiver of the patient’s tale may serve to span the chasm between illness — that is, the patient’s...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 335–347.
Published: 01 September 2011
... their families of other necessities (a particular problem in the United States), fear of losing close relationships, the overwhelming belief that quality of life is more important than length of life, or the contrary sense that everything possible, regardless of the cost in wealth and pain, should...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 263–276.
Published: 01 September 2011
... . Scarry Elaine . 1985 . The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World . New York : Oxford University Press . Schultz Jane E. 2009 . “(Un)body Double: A Rhapsody on Hairless Identity.” In “Cancer Stories,” edited by Schultz Jane E. Holmes Martha Stoddard , special...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 563–574.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the pain and see yourself feeling the pain. And then, somehow, the pain becomes contained, lim- ited. . . . The pain explodes into a bright white light, into revelation" (11). The sun dance allows Peltier to re-conceive of his time in prison as a spiritual sacri- fice. In somewhat similar fashion...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 381–391.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of depression. A complex problem, for instance, resists simple solution, and depressive pain persists despite attempts to quickly solve it. We suggest that when facing complex problems, organisms must learn to stop trying to quickly resolve their pain with simple solutions, transition...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 293–300.
Published: 01 September 2011
... with the injury or how the injury itself may evolve into a “condition” with which the patient will need to learn to live. Just “getting through this” to the end, as supposed by the preposition through and the metaphors it conjures (“light at the end of the tunnel,” “lifting of this crush of pain...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 285–299.
Published: 01 June 2004
... it) a traumatic com- munal history. Intrinsic to the decisions made in this narrative is a profound hesitation to connect to a community of pain. And this is true whether the community in question is racial or familial. This story embodies considerable ambivalence about being where one's parents...
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Genre (2022) 55 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2022
... in the United States? Was John a victim of pharmaceutical company greed? Was his a “death of despair,” the effect of some form of “economic, social, or psychological” pain acutely afflicting white, middle-aged men without a four-year college degree (Deaton and Case 2020 : 2)? Maybe he succumbed to “limbic...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 309–329.
Published: 01 June 2002
... . Hanson Ellis . Decadence and Catholicism . Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 1997 . —. “Wilde's Exquisite Pain.” In Wilde Writings . Ed. Bristow Joseph . Toronto : University of Toronto Press , forthcoming ( 2003 ). Jespersen Otto . Essentials of English Grammar...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., and the repetitions only serve to exacerbate this irreconcilable gap—the pain of never knowing is most deeply impressed on us through trauma. The traumatic content of many of Komunyakaa's poems about Vietnam and the South elucidates a context for interpreting rhythm's resistance to meaning, signaling...