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The Resource Afterlives of the saints, Colin Dickey

Afterlives of the saints, Colin Dickey

Label
Afterlives of the saints
Title
Afterlives of the saints
Statement of responsibility
Colin Dickey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Afterlives of the Saints is a woven gathering of groundbreaking essays that move through Renaissance anatomy and the Sistine Chapel, Borges' "Library of Babel," the history of spontaneous human combustion, the dangers of masturbation, the pleasures of castration, "and so forth" - each essay focusing on the story of a particular (and particularly strange) saint"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Dickey, Colin
Dewey number
  • 270.092/2
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Christian saints
Label
Afterlives of the saints, Colin Dickey
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
The labyrinth of the Word. The singer at the end of the world: Gregory of Tours -- The librarian's dream: Jerome -- Silencing the books: Paula -- Of lament: Radegund -- Quixote's madness: Teresa of Avila -- Visions of torture and longing. Trickster laughs: Lawrence of the gridirons -- Anatomical annihilations: Bartholomew -- The inscrutable look: Magdalen -- The indelicate eros. Unhidden desires, unquiet secrets: Sebastian -- A multitude of demons and a solitary vice: Anthony -- Demons of belief. Legends of sudden explosions: Barbara -- Violent jokes and stone bones: Foy -- The monstrous saint: George -- In the darkest nights of the year: Lucy -- The uncanonized. The consolations of castration: Origen -- At the well of tears: Margery Kempe
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
236 p.
Isbn
9781609530723
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011046236
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn760977402
  • (OCoLC)760977402
Label
Afterlives of the saints, Colin Dickey
Publication
Contents
The labyrinth of the Word. The singer at the end of the world: Gregory of Tours -- The librarian's dream: Jerome -- Silencing the books: Paula -- Of lament: Radegund -- Quixote's madness: Teresa of Avila -- Visions of torture and longing. Trickster laughs: Lawrence of the gridirons -- Anatomical annihilations: Bartholomew -- The inscrutable look: Magdalen -- The indelicate eros. Unhidden desires, unquiet secrets: Sebastian -- A multitude of demons and a solitary vice: Anthony -- Demons of belief. Legends of sudden explosions: Barbara -- Violent jokes and stone bones: Foy -- The monstrous saint: George -- In the darkest nights of the year: Lucy -- The uncanonized. The consolations of castration: Origen -- At the well of tears: Margery Kempe
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
236 p.
Isbn
9781609530723
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011046236
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn760977402
  • (OCoLC)760977402

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