Pain, the Body and Signification

Contours of the Flesh - The Semiotics of Pain - Darlene M. Juschka

Darlene M. Juschka [+-]
University of Regina
Darlene M. Juschka is an associate professor in the Department of Gender, Religious and Critical Studies at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan Canada.


This chapter provides an overview of pertinent literature on the body engaging the general conceptualization of the body in the Eurowest. Subsequently, the chapter examines the discursive formation of pain in relation to the body and from here examines the playout of the body in pain in association with myth, ritual and sign-symbol.

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Juschka, Darlene. Pain, the Body and Signification. Contours of the Flesh - The Semiotics of Pain. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. May 2021. ISBN 9781845539610. Date accessed: 08 Jul 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.31848. May 2021

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