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Slavery, empathy, and pornography

by Marcus Wood

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
    • Slavery in literature,
    • Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
    • Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
    • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
    • Slavery -- Public opinion -- Great Britain -- History,
    • Antislavery movements -- Great Britain -- History,
    • Pornography -- Great Britain,
    • Empathy in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [428]-456) and index.

      StatementMarcus Wood.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR448.S55 W66 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 467 p. :
      Number of Pages467
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3569065M
      ISBN 100198187203
      LC Control Number2002070174

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      Indeed, pornography—as an allegory of empathy’s erosion—currently seems to be a predominant way of speaking about threats to empathic identification [End Page ] that are not named as such. Perhaps the current usage of pornography to designate certain Holocaust representations reflects a more general trend to use so-called pathological.   Empathy and Human Rights: The Case of Slavery. CONSTITUTIONAL SENTIMENTS, Yale University Press, Constitutional Sentiments is a book that describes mental and historical processes where constitutional sentiments are formed by and shape constitutional institutions. The chapter dealing with the role of empathy is a case study on Author: Andras Sajo, Andras Sajo.

      slavery, Barry includes prostitution-on the street or in broth­ els-marriage with battery, forced marriage, veiling and seclu­ sion, incestuous family life, traditional genital mutilation, and the sanctioning of rape and pornography. While some of these are less obviously institutionalized practices than others, they.   Marcus Wood is Professor of English at the University of Sussex, UK. His recent publications include Slavery, Empathy and Pornography () and The Poetry of Slavery: An Anglo-American Anthology (). Dr Geoff Quilley is Curator of Fine Art at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, :


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