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The Dominion of the Dead

by Robert Pogue Harrison

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Death & Dying,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • General,
  • History,
  • Sociology,
  • History: World,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Social aspects,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social Science / Death & Dying,
  • Death

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9309481M
    ISBN 100226317919
    ISBN 109780226317915

    In The Dominion of the Dead, Robert Pogue Harrison considers the supreme importance of these questions to Western civilization, exploring the many places where the dead cohabit the world of the living - the graves, images, literature, architecture, and monuments that house the dead . In The Dominion of the Dead, Robert Pogue Harrison (H.) offers a series of provocative reflections on the relationship between the living and the dead. H.’s method is decidedly non-historical; he .

    In The Dominion of the Dead, Robert Pogue Harrison considers the supreme importance of these questions to Western civilization, exploring the many places where the dead cohabit the world of the living-the graves, images, literature, architecture, and monuments that house the dead .   Dominion by Tom Holland review – the legacy of Christianity An absorbing survey of Christianity’s subversive origins and enduring influence is filled with vivid portraits, gruesome deaths Author: Terry Eagleton.

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