Death in Literature
This book will show the richness and diversity of death as a subject in a variety of literary genres. Second, it will demonstrate the timelessness of the subject of death in literature, as evidence by selections ranging from 2300 B.C. to A.D. 1979. Third, it will reflect a variety of cultural traditions through selections from India, China, Japan, Greece, Nigeria, Lebanon, Russia, Germany, England, France, Spain, Ireland, and the United States. Fourth, it will be a helpful book for teaching courses on death in the humanities and a beneficial book for all persons who want to enrich their lives by sensitizing themselves to the mortality shared by us all.
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PERSONAL VIEWS OF THE DYING
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