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The mortal no: death and the modern imagination.

Frederick John Hoffman

The mortal no: death and the modern imagination.

by Frederick John Hoffman

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Death in literature,
  • Violent deaths

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Other titlesDeath and the modern imagination.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN771 .H57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 507 p.
    Number of Pages507
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5887784M
    LC Control Number63020661

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      A death happens to both the one who dies and to those who survive the death and are affected by it. If no one cares, if there is no one to mark the change that has happened, if there is no one to name and claim the loss and the memory of the dead, then the dead assume the status of Bishop Berkeley’s tree falling noiselessly in the forest: if. The imagination does need its checks and balances, as it is able to conceive of ugliness as well as beauty. So it is, in nurturing the imagination, we must be surrendered to the Holy Imagination of the Spirit that dwells in us. We must, in all things, have only a prayerful imagination, that is an imagination constantly given over to prayer.


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