Afterlives of the Saints

Afterlives of the Saints

by Colin Dickey
     
 

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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

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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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ISBN-13:
9781609530723
Publisher:
Unbridled Books
Publication date:
06/12/2012
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.66(w) x 8.54(h) x 0.90(d)

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