Okay, I haven't read Elaine Scarey's work. I can't even remember why I was reading about it on Amazon. Maybe some link said she was hot or something. I don't remember.
Part philosophical meditation, part cultural critique, The Body in Pain is a profoundly original study that has already stirred excitement in a wide range of intellectual circles. The book is an analysis of physical suffering and its relation to the numerous vocabularies and cultural forcesóliterary, political, philosophical, medical, religiousóthat confront it.
part philosophical meditation, part bacon grease...
This is premature.
Surely, all writers can only hope someday someone will say:
Helpful in Working With Torture Victims, March 5, 2001