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Bodies in Motion and at Rest: On Metaphor and Mortality

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Thomas Lynch, poet, funeral director, and author of the highly praised , winner of an American Book Award and finalist for the National Book Award, continues to examine the relations between the "literary and mortuary arts." "Lynch engages the reader with a mixture of poetic and funerary elements....his voice is rich and generous."--Richard Bernstein, "[W]hat makes him such a fine essayist is that it's just the business of everyday life and death to him."-- "Few readers will walk away from this volume less than stunned and grateful."--Jay Parini, author of "A luminous work of words."--Nicholas Delbanco, author of

Synopsis:

Masterful essays that illuminate not only how we die but also how we live.

Synopsis:

Masterful essays that illuminate not only how people die but also how they live. Thomas Lynch, poet, funeral director, and author of the highly praised "The Undertaking", continues to examine the relations between the "literary and mortuary arts".

About the Author

Thomas Lynch's stories, poems, and essays have appeared in Granta, The Atlantic, Harper’s, the Times (of London, New York, Ireland, and Los Angeles), and elsewhere. The Undertaking was a finalist for the National Book Award; he is also the author of Still Life in Milford, Booking Passage, Apparition & Late Fictions and Walking Papers. Lynch lives in Milford, Michigan, and West Clare, Ireland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393321647
Author:
Lynch, Thomas
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Life
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Series Volume:
[109]
Publication Date:
20010631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.26x5.46x.71 in. .54 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Masterful essays that illuminate not only how people die but also how they live. Thomas Lynch, poet, funeral director, and author of the highly praised "The Undertaking", continues to examine the relations between the "literary and mortuary arts".
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