Introduction to Violence and emotions in early modern Europe
Broomhall, Susan. (2015) Introduction to Violence and emotions in early modern Europe. In In Susan Broomhall and Sarah Finn (Ed.). Violence and Emotions in Early Modern Europe pp. 1 - 18 Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
|Editors||Susan Broomhall and Sarah Finn|
[Extract] In the Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita in Bologna six figures surround a mutilated body that bears the physical signs of a brutal and untimely death. Upon their faces are palpably etched shock, grief, sorrow and despair, a maelstrom of intense feelings that torment them, and which are dramatically reflected in their distinctive, dynamic postures. These are bodies in crisis, in the grip of sensations so violent as to cause both physical and psychic harm.
|Page range||1 - 18|
|Book title||Violence and Emotions in Early Modern Europe|
|Publisher||Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group|
|Place of publication||United Kingdom|
|Research Group||Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences|
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