Fictional Death and the Modernist Enterprise
Death and dying once seemed definitive, public, and appropriate; but the Industrial Revolution, the Great War, and the reenvisioning of reality by scientists and philosophers destabilized cultural norms. In Fictional Death and the Modernist Enterprise Friedman traces the semiotics of death and dying in twentieth-century fiction, history, and culture. He describes how moder...more
Paperback, 356 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Cambridge University Press
(first published 1995)
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