The Resource Spectacular death : interdisciplinary perspectives on mortality and (un)representability, edited by Tristanne Connolly

Spectacular death : interdisciplinary perspectives on mortality and (un)representability, edited by Tristanne Connolly

Label
Spectacular death : interdisciplinary perspectives on mortality and (un)representability
Title
Spectacular death
Title remainder
interdisciplinary perspectives on mortality and (un)representability
Statement of responsibility
edited by Tristanne Connolly
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An interdisciplinary collection of essays on the medical and social articulation of death, this anthology considers to what extent a subject as elusive as death can be examined. Though it touches us all, we can perceive it only in life - with the predictable result that we treat it either as a clinical or social problem to be managed or as a phenomenon to be studied quantitatively. This volume goes beyond these models to question self-reflexively how the management of death is organized and motivated and the ways that death is at once feared and embraced. Drawing on the very latest in the medi
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
610.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
N8217.D5
LC item number
S64 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Culture, disease, and well-being,
Label
Spectacular death : interdisciplinary perspectives on mortality and (un)representability, edited by Tristanne Connolly
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
Front Cover; Preliminary Pages; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Classical Death: Comedy and Tragedy; Enlightenment and Romanticism: Aestheticizing the Corpse; Memorialization and the City; Policy: Border Control Between Life and Death; Live Deaths and Afterlives; Bibliography; Notes on Contributors; Back Cover
Control code
ocn747412147
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 302 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781841505428
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9781841503226
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25558638
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)747412147
  • pebcs1841503223

Library Locations

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