The Resource Death in American texts and performances : corpses, ghosts, and the reanimated dead, edited by Lisa K. Perdigao and Mark Pizzato

Death in American texts and performances : corpses, ghosts, and the reanimated dead, edited by Lisa K. Perdigao and Mark Pizzato

Label
Death in American texts and performances : corpses, ghosts, and the reanimated dead
Title
Death in American texts and performances
Title remainder
corpses, ghosts, and the reanimated dead
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lisa K. Perdigao and Mark Pizzato
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How do twentieth-century artists bring forth the powerful reality of death when it exists in memory and lived experience as something that happens only to others? This volume grapples with this paradox, examining literary texts and performance media that include Amiri Baraka's Dutchman, Thornton Wilder's Our Town, John Edgar Wideman's The Cattle Killing, Anne Sexton's poetry, Toni Morrison's Sula and Song of Solomon, Don DeLillo's White Noise, and HBO's Six Feet Under
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
810.9/3548
Index
index present
LC call number
PS228.D43
LC item number
D43 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Death in American texts and performances : corpses, ghosts, and the reanimated dead, edited by Lisa K. Perdigao and Mark Pizzato
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; PART I Studying the Corpse; 1 A Representation of Death in an Anti-Vietnam War Play by Luis Valdez: Dark Root of a Scream; 2 Skins of Desire in Evolution: The Black and White Murder Film, Dutchman; 3 DeLillo, Performance, and the Denial of Death; 4 Dust to Dust and the Spaces in Between; PART II Tracing Ghosts; 5 Thornton Wilder's "Eternal Present": Ghosting and the Grave Body in Act III of Our Town; 6 When Ghosts Dream: Immigrant Desire in Lan Samantha Chang's Hunger; 7 A Return to Memory, Possibility, and Life
  • 8 Ghosts of Proof in the Mind's EyePART III Reanimating the Dead; 9 "For the Union Dead": Robert Lowell's American Necropolis; 10 Locating the Front Line; 11 Televised Death in Don DeLillo's America; 12 "Everything now is measured by after": A Postmortem for the Twenty-First Century; Index
Control code
ocn665817501
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 216 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780754696025
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24542970
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)665817501
  • pebcs0754669076

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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