Materialities of Passing: Explorations in Transformation, Transition and Transience

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'Passing' is a common euphemism for the death of a person, as he or she is said to 'pass away' or 'pass on'. This open-ended saying has at its heart a notion of transformation from one state to another, which in turn grants the possibility of grasping or approximating the passage of time and the materiality of death and decay. This book begins with the idea that since all material things - whether animals, human beings, objects or buildings - undergo some form of passing, then the specific transformation in these passages ...

Materialities of Passing: Explorations in Transformation, Transition and Transience 2016, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781472441973

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