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Exhaustion

From melancholia to neurasthania and 'burn out', Laurie Taylor explores the shifting meaning of fatigue. Also, listeners' thoughts on subway travel.

Exhaustion: is extreme fatigue a peculiarly modern phenomenon? Laurie Taylor talks to Ann Katharina Schaffner, Reader in Comparative Literature and Medical Humanities at the University of Kent and author of a multi disciplinary study into weariness, past and present. Also, listeners' thoughts on subway travel.
Producer:Jayne Egerton.

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28 minutes

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Mon 31 Jul 2017 00:15

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