Love Beyond Death: The Anatomy of a Myth in the Arts - Binion, Rudolph (Editor), and Darwin, Charles, Professor, and Barlow, Nora (Editor)

This illustrated volume explores the eroticisation of death in the literature, art, and music of the 19th century and the popular culture of our time. Death was the natural enemy of love in the arts of the West until the late 18th century. Then the two mated in artistic fancy, death being celebrated as a font of sensual bliss. Through the 19th ...

Love Beyond Death: The Anatomy of a Myth in the Arts 1993, New York University Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780814711897

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