Scarry – The Body in Pain

Scarry, Elaine. The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1985.   Albrecht Dürer, Head of a suffering man, 1503. Dürer left an inscription calling it ‘Head of the Dead Christ’; the drawing’s themes have also been attributed to Dürer’s own illness, and an epidemic disease across France…