quotes tagged with 'bagnold'

The transgression is not one of gender but of privacy, of having crossed frightful thresholds of intimacy without permission or even intention.

Author: Santanu Das, Source: Touch and Intimacy in First World War Literature, 225Saved by highflyingbabe in gender intimacy touch helpless bagnold 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

the ruthless professionalisation of the trained nurses that is exposed by Bagnold through the ritual description of the male body: 'there are no individualists now; his "system" belongs to us'. The dehumanisation of the male body that had begun in the trenches culminates in the hospital wards.

Author: Santanu Das, Source: Touch and Intimacy in First World War Literature, 216Saved by highflyingbabe in body hospital gender horror trauma bagnold 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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