Emotions: History, Culture, Society Vol. 4, No. 1, 2020

Published September 2020

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Notes on Contributors v–vii


What is the History of Anger a History of? Thomas Dixon 1–34

Angers Past and Present. Barbara H. Rosenwein 35–38

Recognising Similarity in ‘Angers’ Across History. W. Gerrod Parrott 39–42

Muck, Mummies and Medicine: Disgust in Early Modern Science. Sarah-Maria Schober 43–65

‘Blackened face’: Emotional Community and the Hindu Nationalist Interpretation of History. Eugenia Vanina 66–90

Compassion, a Timely Feeling … Diana G. Barnes and Delia Falconer 91–108

Is Compassion an Oceanic Feeling? Steve Mentz 109–27

All the Love is on the Radio: Local Media, Cyclone Larry and an Injunction to Care. Deb Anderson 128–45

Compassion in the Garden: Radical Homemakers or Just More Women’s Work? Renée Mickelburgh 146–66

Fear and Loathing in the Anthropocene: Grief, Compassion and the Benefits of Literature. Stephen Harris 167–82

Animal-Human Compassion: Structures of Feeling in Dark Pastoral. Diana G. Barnes 183–208


Emotion and Medieval– Textual Media, edited by Flannery, Mary C. (Brepols: 2018) Stephanie Trigg 209–11

Imagining the Witch: Emotions, Gender, and Selfhood in Early Modern Germany, written by Kounine, Laura. (Oxford University Press: 2018) Michaela Valente 212–13

An Early History of Compassion. Emotion and Imagination in Hellenistic Judaism, written by Mirguet, Françoise. (Cambridge University Press, 2017) Daniel Barbu 214–16

The Unruly Womb in Early Modern English Drama: Plotting Women’s Biology on the Stage, written by Potter, Ursula A. (Walter de Gruyter: 2019) Iman Sheeha 217–18

Disaster, Death and the Emotions in the Shadow of the Apocalypse, 1400–1700, edited by Spinks, Jennifer, and Charles Zika. (Palgrave Macmillan: 2016) Wolfgang Behringer 219–21

Feeling Exclusion. Religious Conflict, Exile and Emotions in Early Modern Europe, edited by Tarantino, Giovanni and Charles Zika. (Routledge: 2019) François Soyer 222–24

Loving Justice: Legal Emotions in William Blackstone’s England, written by Temple, Kathryn D. (New York University Press, 2019) Sharyn Roach Anleu 225–27

Yeni Osmanlıcılık: Hınç, Nostalji, Narsisizm (New– Ottomanism: Resentment, Nostalgia, Narcissism), written by Tokdoğan, Nagehan. (Iletisim Yayinevi: 2019) Yagmur Karakaya 228-229


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