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The Resource The final crossing : death and dying in literature, edited by John J. Han and C. Clark Triplett

The final crossing : death and dying in literature, edited by John J. Han and C. Clark Triplett

Label
The final crossing : death and dying in literature
Title
The final crossing
Title remainder
death and dying in literature
Statement of responsibility
edited by John J. Han and C. Clark Triplett
Title variation
Death and dying in literature
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
809/.933548
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.D4
LC item number
F56 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Han, John J.
  • Triplett, C. Clark
Series statement
Studies on themes and motifs in literature
Series volume
vol. 124
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death in literature
  • Grief in literature
  • Loss (Psychology) in literature
  • Mortality in literature
  • Literature
  • Death in literature
  • Grief in literature
  • Literature
  • Loss (Psychology) in literature
  • Mortality in literature
Label
The final crossing : death and dying in literature, edited by John J. Han and C. Clark Triplett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction / John J. Han and C. Clark Triplett -- Part One: Death as a Reflection of Cultural Meaning and Symbolism. Chapter 1. Gravesites in the Stories of Herman Charles Bosman: An Exploration of History, Memory, Ritual, Identity, and Landscape / Carol Leff ; Chapter 2. "Mouthed Graves Will Give Thee Memory": Burial Sites and Poetic Immortality in Renaissance Verse / Colin Yeo ; Chapter 3. Christian and Muslim Concepts of Death and the Afterlife in Postmodern Agnostic Poetry / Marwan A. Nader and Myrna A. Nader -- Part Two: Death as a Literary Device. Chapter 4. The End of Language? Representations and Effects of Death and Dying in the Fiction of Julia Kristeva and Susan Sontag / Heather H. Yeung ; Chapter 5. Death as an Instrument for Social Criticism in Young Italian Literature / Daniela Chana ; Chapter 6. The Secret Garden at the Back of the North Wind: The Life and Death Journey in Frances Hodgson Burnett and George MacDonald / John Pennington -- Part Three: Those Left Behind. Chapter 7. How Men Grieve: A Contemporary Allegory of the Grieving Process in Sir Orfeo / Rebekah M. Fowler ; Chapter 8. Haunting and Melancholia: A Reading of the Revenant in Seamus Heaney's "Casualty" / Carolyn Ownbey ; Chapter 9. Those Left Behind: The Non-Endings of Primo Levi's If This Is a Man and Aharon Appelfeld's The Immortal Bartfuss / Kelly Leavitt -- Part Four: Death and Postmodernism. Chapter 10. The Driver's Seat: Death and Isolation in Muriel Spark's Postmodern Gothic / Hannah Farrell ; Chapter 11. Death and Dying as Literary Devices in Brite's Exquisite Corpse and Palahniuk's Damned / Claudia Desblaches ; Chapter 12. "Stories Can Save Us": Rewriting Death in Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried / Lori F. Smurthwaite -- Part Five: Death as an Expression of Personal Experience. Chapter 13. Tears and the Art of Grief / James Brown ; Chapter 14. Quick and Long-Lasting: Death and Dying in John Steinbeck's Fiction / John J. Han ; Chapter 15. Death-Defying Women: Art and Transcendence in Cather / Debra L. Cumberland
Control code
910964780
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 244 pages
Isbn
9781433130151
Lccn
2015014327
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)910964780
Label
The final crossing : death and dying in literature, edited by John J. Han and C. Clark Triplett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction / John J. Han and C. Clark Triplett -- Part One: Death as a Reflection of Cultural Meaning and Symbolism. Chapter 1. Gravesites in the Stories of Herman Charles Bosman: An Exploration of History, Memory, Ritual, Identity, and Landscape / Carol Leff ; Chapter 2. "Mouthed Graves Will Give Thee Memory": Burial Sites and Poetic Immortality in Renaissance Verse / Colin Yeo ; Chapter 3. Christian and Muslim Concepts of Death and the Afterlife in Postmodern Agnostic Poetry / Marwan A. Nader and Myrna A. Nader -- Part Two: Death as a Literary Device. Chapter 4. The End of Language? Representations and Effects of Death and Dying in the Fiction of Julia Kristeva and Susan Sontag / Heather H. Yeung ; Chapter 5. Death as an Instrument for Social Criticism in Young Italian Literature / Daniela Chana ; Chapter 6. The Secret Garden at the Back of the North Wind: The Life and Death Journey in Frances Hodgson Burnett and George MacDonald / John Pennington -- Part Three: Those Left Behind. Chapter 7. How Men Grieve: A Contemporary Allegory of the Grieving Process in Sir Orfeo / Rebekah M. Fowler ; Chapter 8. Haunting and Melancholia: A Reading of the Revenant in Seamus Heaney's "Casualty" / Carolyn Ownbey ; Chapter 9. Those Left Behind: The Non-Endings of Primo Levi's If This Is a Man and Aharon Appelfeld's The Immortal Bartfuss / Kelly Leavitt -- Part Four: Death and Postmodernism. Chapter 10. The Driver's Seat: Death and Isolation in Muriel Spark's Postmodern Gothic / Hannah Farrell ; Chapter 11. Death and Dying as Literary Devices in Brite's Exquisite Corpse and Palahniuk's Damned / Claudia Desblaches ; Chapter 12. "Stories Can Save Us": Rewriting Death in Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried / Lori F. Smurthwaite -- Part Five: Death as an Expression of Personal Experience. Chapter 13. Tears and the Art of Grief / James Brown ; Chapter 14. Quick and Long-Lasting: Death and Dying in John Steinbeck's Fiction / John J. Han ; Chapter 15. Death-Defying Women: Art and Transcendence in Cather / Debra L. Cumberland
Control code
910964780
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 244 pages
Isbn
9781433130151
Lccn
2015014327
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)910964780

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