Thomas Lynch's Bodies in Motion and at Rest: On Metaphor and Mortality PDF

By Thomas Lynch

ISBN-10: 0393049272

ISBN-13: 9780393049275

ISBN-10: 0393321649

ISBN-13: 9780393321647

Masterful essays that light up not just how we die but additionally how we live.

Thomas Lynch, poet, funeral director, and writer of the hugely praised The Undertaking, winner of an American publication Award and finalist for the nationwide publication Award, maintains to envision the family members among the "literary and mortuary arts." "Lynch engages the reader with a mix of poetic and funerary elements....his voice is wealthy and generous."—Richard Bernstein, New York Times "[W]hat makes him one of these fantastic essayist is that it really is simply the company of way of life and demise to him."—Los Angeles occasions publication Review "Few readers will stroll clear of this quantity below shocked and grateful."—Jay Parini, writer of Benjamin's Crossing "A luminous paintings of words."—Nicholas Delbanco, writer of What Remains

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