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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

dc.contributor.authorBishop, Christopher
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-07T22:14:45Z
dc.identifier.issn1367-8779
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/17580
dc.description.abstractThis 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
dc.publisherSage Publications Inc
dc.sourceInternational Journal of Cultural Studies
dc.titleThe Pear of Anguish: Torture, Truth and Dark Medievalism
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume17
dc.date.issued2014
local.identifier.absfor210306 - Classical Greek and Roman History
local.identifier.ariespublicationu3414012xPUB2
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationBishop, Christopher, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue6
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage591
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage602
local.identifier.doi10.1177/1367877914528531
local.identifier.absseo950203 - Languages and Literature
dc.date.updated2015-12-07T07:34:21Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-84907477245
local.identifier.thomsonID000342846500004
CollectionsANU Research Publications

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