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The Resource Dying in character : memoirs on the end of life, Jeffrey Berman, (electronic resource)

Dying in character : memoirs on the end of life, Jeffrey Berman, (electronic resource)

Label
Dying in character : memoirs on the end of life
Title
Dying in character
Title remainder
memoirs on the end of life
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Berman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Berman, Jeffrey
Dewey number
810.9/3548
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • Self in literature
  • Death in literature
  • Autobiography
  • Terminally ill
  • Critically ill
  • American prose literature
  • Authors, American
Label
Dying in character : memoirs on the end of life, Jeffrey Berman, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: "It is when faced with death that we turn most bookish" -- "I never saw or heard the car coming": my close call with death -- "Death itself is a wonderful and positive experience": Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and The wheel of life -- "With autobiography there's always another text, a countertext": Philip Roth and Patrimony -- "Death confers a certain beauty on one's hours": Harold Brodkey and This wild darkness -- "I have never been tempted to write about my own life": Susan Sontag, David Rieff, and Swimming in a sea of death -- "Sleeplessness for me is a cherished state": Edward W. Said and Out of place -- "There is more than one sort of luck": Tony Judt and The memory chalet -- "I never realized dying could be so much fun": Art Buchwald and Too soon to say goodbye -- "Learn how to live, and you'll know how to die": Morrie Schwartz's Letting go and Mitch Albom's Tuesdays with Morrie -- "I'm dying and I'm having fun": Randy Pausch and The last lecture -- "Now I cultivate the art of simmering memories": Jean-Dominique Bauby and The diving bell and The butterfly -- "I live in my suffering and that makes me happy": Roland Barthes and Mourning diary -- Conclusion: "alive when I died."
Control code
ocn859686947
Extent
1 online resource (336 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613762158
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859686947
Label
Dying in character : memoirs on the end of life, Jeffrey Berman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: "It is when faced with death that we turn most bookish" -- "I never saw or heard the car coming": my close call with death -- "Death itself is a wonderful and positive experience": Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and The wheel of life -- "With autobiography there's always another text, a countertext": Philip Roth and Patrimony -- "Death confers a certain beauty on one's hours": Harold Brodkey and This wild darkness -- "I have never been tempted to write about my own life": Susan Sontag, David Rieff, and Swimming in a sea of death -- "Sleeplessness for me is a cherished state": Edward W. Said and Out of place -- "There is more than one sort of luck": Tony Judt and The memory chalet -- "I never realized dying could be so much fun": Art Buchwald and Too soon to say goodbye -- "Learn how to live, and you'll know how to die": Morrie Schwartz's Letting go and Mitch Albom's Tuesdays with Morrie -- "I'm dying and I'm having fun": Randy Pausch and The last lecture -- "Now I cultivate the art of simmering memories": Jean-Dominique Bauby and The diving bell and The butterfly -- "I live in my suffering and that makes me happy": Roland Barthes and Mourning diary -- Conclusion: "alive when I died."
Control code
ocn859686947
Extent
1 online resource (336 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613762158
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859686947

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