Lucy Weir explores the gendered nature of critical responses to on-stage violence I am an art historian by training, though my expertise lies in performance, from dance and theatre to live art. Throughout my
‘Human Acts’ by Han Kang (Portobello Books, 2016). Han Kang’s second novel, Human Acts, describes horrific acts of violence done to the body, mind, and spirit and the resulting tension between remembering and forgetting.
What the Body Commands: The Imperative Theory of Pain by Colin Klein (MIT, 2015) In this book Colin Klein presents us with a rigorously constructed, well written and witty argument where he proposes that