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By Scott E. Pincikowski

ISBN-10: 0415939623

ISBN-13: 9780415939621

First released in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa corporation.

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The ultimate recognition of pain is the awareness of how pain provides the catalyst for suffering, often defined as the emotional response to pain with varying degrees of duration. l l Someone who inflicts pain upon others or upon one's self is aware of pain's power to cause suffering. In this context, pain represents the implementation of control or conversely the loss of control. Pain can also be either a form of disempowerment or empowerment, which are closely tied to the deconstruction and construction of the individual's subjectivity.

Giles Constable, Attitudes Toward Self-inflicted Suffering in the Middle Ages (Brookline, Massachusetts: Hellenic College Press, 1982), 19. 24. Caroline Walker Bynum, Fragmentation and Redemption: Essays on Gender and the Human Body in Medieval Religion (New York: Zone Books, 1992), 116-17; hereafter cited in text. 25. Esther Cohen, "Towards a History of European Sensibility: Pain in the Later Middle Ages," Science in Context 8, no. 1 (1995): 47-74; hereafter cited in text. 26. See Cohen; Peter Brown, The Body and Society: Men, Women, and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity (New York: Columbia University Press, 1988), 128-31.

S. : Zur Asthetik des Totens in europaischen IweinDichtungen," LiLi 28, no. 109: Kampf und Krieg (March 1998): 38-58; sources hereafter cited in text. 4. David B. Morris, The Culture of Pain (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1993),9; hereafter cited in text. 5. See Ronald Melzack and Patrick Wall, The Challenge of Pain (Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1988); Ronald Melzack, The Puzzle of Pain (London: Penguin, 1973); H. B. Gibson, Pain and its Conquest (London and Boston: Peter Owen, 1982); Rene Fiilop-Miller, Triumph Over Pain, trans.

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