Patrick Reilly

Patrick Reilly is a professor of English literature at the University of Glasgow.

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  • Pain Without Purpose
    July 1993

    Pain Without Purpose

    "We must remain absolutely silent on what we cannot talk about." Wittgenstein's interdict would surely apply to the mystery of human suffering; at certain intensities, pain becomes literally as well as idiomatically unspeakable.

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