Kenneth Patchen’s Poetics of Pain

  • Mark Silverberg

Abstract

David Morris (1991), the eminent theorist of pain’s historical and cultural life, has argued that chronic pain may well be the “characteristic malady of our time” (pp. 65-66), as leprosy and plague were for the medieval world, madness for the renaissance, and tuberculosis for the romantic era.
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2014-05-27
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