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The Pear of Anguish: Torture, Truth and Dark Medievalism

Bishop, Christopher

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This article examines the historical truth of the ‘pear of anguish’ – a common exhibit in European dungeon museums that has recently made its way into the popular imagination by way of TV shows and internet sites. Like the ‘chastity belt’ before

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/17580
Source: International Journal of Cultural Studies
DOI: 10.1177/1367877914528531

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