Crying : the natural and cultural history of tears (Book, 1999) []
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Crying : the natural and cultural history of tears

Crying : the natural and cultural history of tears

Author: Tom Lutz
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

"Highly readable. . . . A fascinating and thoughtful book."-Merle Rubin, Los Angeles Times


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Lutz
ISBN: 0393047563 9780393047561 0393321037 9780393321036
OCLC Number: 1014214673
Description: 352 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Why tears? --
Tears of pleasure, tears of grace, and the weeping hero --
The crying body --
The psychology of tears --
Men and women, infants and children --
Cultures of mourning --
Tears of revenge, seduction, escape, and empathy --
Fictional tears --
The end of tears.
Responsibility: Tom Lutz.


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