In the midst of winter: selections from the literature of mourning
Vintage books ed.
Death silences not only those it takes, but those it leaves behind: All too typically we can neither express our grief nor express sympathy for the bereaved. In his sensitive collection, toss finds a voice -- or several voices -- in the poetry, fiction, letters, and diaries of the world's great writers. Here are James Agee, recording the shock of his father's death; William Shakespeare, making poetry of Cleopatra's grief; the Biblical wisdom of The Book of Lamentations; the psychological acuity of Marcel Proust. Here are mourners from classical Rome to eleventh-century China, from the Paiute Indians to present-day Ireland. Arranged in sections that correspond to the stages of mourning, In the Midst of Winter is a collection whose breadth and resonance make it invaluable and utterly unique.
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|Full title||in the midst of winter selections from the literature of mourning|
|Author||mary jane moffat|
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|record_details||ils:.b11037064|Book|Books|Vintage books ed.|English|Vintage Books,|1992.|xxviii, 274 p. ; 21 cm.|
|subject_facet||Bereavement -- Literary collections, Death -- Literary collections, Grief -- Literary collections|
|title_display||In the midst of winter : selections from the literature of mourning|
|title_full||In the midst of winter : selections from the literature of mourning / edited by Mary Jane Moffat|
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|title_sub||selections from the literature of mourning|
|topic_facet||Bereavement, Death, Grief|