Birth and Death in British Culture

Birth and Death in British Culture

Liminality, Power, and Performance

eBook - 2012
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Why discuss birth and death when they lie outside discourse, confronting us Other experiences that cannot be put into words? And why look at them together when they are so much unlike each other, one the moment of fresh beginnings, joys, and the relative certainties of existence, the other the moment of life's end, grief, and the relative uncertainties of non-existence? Because it turns out that both events, while virtually unrepresentable, have spawned a host of representations, narratives, r ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012
ISBN: 9781443839334
Characteristics: 1 online resource (243 pages)
Additional Contributors: Viol, Claus-Ulrich
De Waal, Ariane


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