Death in American Texts and Performances: Corpses, Ghosts, and the Reanimated Dead

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How do twentieth and twenty-first century artists bring forth the powerful reality of death when it exists in memory and lived experience as something that happens only to others? Death in American Texts and Performances takes up this question to explore the modern and postmodern aesthetics of death. Working between and across genres, the contributors examine literary texts and performance media, including Robert Lowell's For the Union Dead, Luis Valdez' Dark Root of a Scream, Amiri Baraka's Dutchman, Thornton Wilder's Our ...

Death in American Texts and Performances: Corpses, Ghosts, and the Reanimated Dead 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138262225

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Death in American Texts and Performances: Corpses, Ghosts, and the Reanimated Dead 2010, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780754669074

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