Translating ‘Anger’ in the Sixteenth Century: A Response to Thomas Dixon (Kind Of)

Kirk Essary is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Meanings Program of the ARC Centre for the History of Emotions at the University of Western Australia. His research at the Centre focuses on conceptions of emotion in sixteenth-century religious thought … Continue reading

What is anger? 1. Martha Nussbaum

Thomas Dixon is Director of the Centre for the History of the Emotions at Queen Mary University of London. His new research – part of the Living With Feeling project – explores the history, philosophy, and experience of anger.  In this, … Continue reading

Jesus Wept: On Umberto Eco and John Donne

Is weeping more Christ-like than laughing? Dr Lucy Allen is a medievalist working on the literature and culture of late-medieval England, and as a teaching associate of the English Faculty at the University of Cambridge. In this post, re-published with kind permission from … Continue reading