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The art of death : visual culture in the English death ritual, c. 1500-c. 1800

Author: Nigel Llewellyn; Victoria and Albert Museum.
Publisher: London : Published in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum by Reaktion Books, 1991.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Llewellyn; Victoria and Albert Museum.
ISBN: 0948462167 9780948462160
OCLC Number: 25916474
Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The object of commemoration --
2. Rites of passage --
3. Dying, a process --
4. Dances of death --
5. Examples of virtue --
6. Death, a bad business --
7. Two bodies --
8. Body language --
9. The natural body and its fate --
10. Funerals: the declaration of difference --
11. Heraldic displays --
12. Funeral paraphernalia --
13. Liturgies --
14. Worn out and in --
15. Objects of mourning --
16. The monumental body --
17. Kinds of monument --
18. Image theory --
19. Epilogue.
Responsibility: Nigel Llewellyn.
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