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The Resource Silence : a social history of one of the least understood elements of our lives, Jane Brox

Silence : a social history of one of the least understood elements of our lives, Jane Brox

Label
Silence : a social history of one of the least understood elements of our lives
Title
Silence
Title remainder
a social history of one of the least understood elements of our lives
Statement of responsibility
Jane Brox
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Offers a history of silence as a powerful shaper of the human mind, specifically in Eastern State Penitentiary and the monastic world of Medieval Europe
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brox, Jane
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Silence
  • Silence
  • Monasticism and religious orders
  • Pennsylvania
  • Europe
Label
Silence : a social history of one of the least understood elements of our lives, Jane Brox
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary, 1829: Experiment in Silence -- Man of Sorrows -- Benjamin Rush's Vision -- Good by Discipline -- John Haviland's Star of Solitudes -- Part II. The Monastic World: A History of Silence -- In Proportion -- Speech and Silence -- Thomas Merton: Silence and the World -- Measures of Time -- The Voices of the Pages -- The Great Silence -- Part III. Philadelphia: Darkening the Dark -- Night in Stone -- "I get up and hammer my leather." -- Punishment Within Punishment -- "So that it may uplift ..." -- Time Again -- Part IV. The Silence of Women -- Silencing Silence -- "Or perhaps women ..." -- Monastic Women: More Shadow Than Light -- Part V. The Ends of Silence -- Thomas Merton: Questioning Silence -- The Monastic World: What Remains -- The Prison Cell in Our Time -- Intervals of Silence -- Coda -- In Ruins
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9780544702486
Lccn
2018017520
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1016573886
  • (OCoLC)on1016573886
  • 986430
Label
Silence : a social history of one of the least understood elements of our lives, Jane Brox
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary, 1829: Experiment in Silence -- Man of Sorrows -- Benjamin Rush's Vision -- Good by Discipline -- John Haviland's Star of Solitudes -- Part II. The Monastic World: A History of Silence -- In Proportion -- Speech and Silence -- Thomas Merton: Silence and the World -- Measures of Time -- The Voices of the Pages -- The Great Silence -- Part III. Philadelphia: Darkening the Dark -- Night in Stone -- "I get up and hammer my leather." -- Punishment Within Punishment -- "So that it may uplift ..." -- Time Again -- Part IV. The Silence of Women -- Silencing Silence -- "Or perhaps women ..." -- Monastic Women: More Shadow Than Light -- Part V. The Ends of Silence -- Thomas Merton: Questioning Silence -- The Monastic World: What Remains -- The Prison Cell in Our Time -- Intervals of Silence -- Coda -- In Ruins
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9780544702486
Lccn
2018017520
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1016573886
  • (OCoLC)on1016573886
  • 986430

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