rest cure

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rest cure

ncura del riposo
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"I've taken a house near here for the holidays, where I'm going in for a Rest Cure of my own description.
"I prefer to call it my Rest Cure," returned Raffles, "and it's really nothing else.
Only remember it really is a Rest Cure. I want to keep literally as quiet as I was without you.
Besides, I should have had no peace; and I meant every word I said about my Rest Cure."
A few hours' enforced Rest Cure was the worst I wished him."
If my father had been able to go round the world, or if she'd had a rest cure, everything would have come right.
"He's staying in the village doing a rest cure, after a bad nervous breakdown.
And he never, in his fiction, explored his fathers changing moods, his absences from home for rest cures, or any possible mental illness.
The story has been interpreted as a condemnation of the male-dominated medical and social attitudes of the 19th century, and the fashion for 'rest cures' whereby women were made to take rest and forbidden from self-expression and the use of imagination.
And yet here's the myth: Rest cures cancer fatigue.
Club Red sets out to answer this question, among others, in a full-scale study of the phenomenon of the Soviet vacation, from its somewhat chaotic origins in the 1920s to its enshrinement in late Soviet culture as the ultimate marker of the socialist "good life." In chronological fashion Koenker details the ways in which the early, ideologically driven practices of "proletarian tourism" and medicalized rest cures evolved into full-fledged institutions of leisure similar to their capitalist counterparts.
According to Pullen, this news about Pearson precipitated Levy's suicide, not the drubbing she had just endured from the Jewish community over her novel about the frustrations of young middle-class English Jewish intellectuals, Reuben Sachs: A Sketch (1888), or her own frustrations as a Cambridge University-educated woman whose family prevented her from working as a teacher, required her to live at home indefinitely under parental supervision, and packed her off to the country for rest cures, when she displayed symptoms of mental distress.