Writing the Dead: Death and Writing Strategies in the Western Tradition

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Written by one of the world's leading paleographers, this book reconstructs the ways Western cultures have used writing--on tombstones, monuments, scrolls, books, posters--to commemorate the dead from the tombs of ancient Egypt to the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Writing the Dead: Death and Writing Strategies in the Western Tradition 1998, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804728591

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