Spontaneous Shrines and the Public Memorialization of Death / Edition 1

Spontaneous Shrines and the Public Memorialization of Death / Edition 1

by Jack Santino
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403968888

ISBN-13: 9781403968883

Pub. Date: 04/02/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This is an edited volume of approximately 17 essays that deal with various types of spontaneous shrines and other, related public memorializations of death. The articles address events such as New York after 9/11; roadside crosses, and the use of 'Day of the Dead' altars to bring attention to deceased undocumented immigrants.  See more details below

Overview

This is an edited volume of approximately 17 essays that deal with various types of spontaneous shrines and other, related public memorializations of death. The articles address events such as New York after 9/11; roadside crosses, and the use of 'Day of the Dead' altars to bring attention to deceased undocumented immigrants.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403968883
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
04/02/2006
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Shrines, Performative Commemoratives, and the Public Memorialization of Death; J.Santino Communicative Commemoration and Graveside Shrines: Jim Morrison, Princess Diana, My 'Bro' Max, and Boogs the Cat; J.B.Thomas Mourning in Protest; H.F.Senie The Pentagon and 9/11; M.Yocom The Shrines of 9/11; J.Hirsch 'Oh did you see the ashes come thickly falling down?' Poems Posted in the Wake of September 11; S.Zeitlin Making Place Out of Space: Memorializing and Mourning Unexpected Roadside Deaths; S.D.Villareal Louisiana Roadside Memorials: Negotiating an Emerging Tradition; M.Owens 'Nothing Bad Ever Happens': Roadside Crosses in 'America's Hometown'; H.Everett 'Like a Trace': The Spontaneous Shrine as a Cultural Expression of Grief in Norway; H.Westgaard A Memorial Wall in Philadelphia; J.Lohman Twelve Aggie Angels: Christian Content of the Spontaneous Shrines following the 1999 Bonfire Collapse at Texas A&M University; S.Grider The Shrine that Refused To Be A Shrine: Tragedy and Vernacular Responses of Resistance, Counter-Narration, and Reclamation; D.E.Goldstein & D.Tye Goin' Back With Dusty Springfield: Memorialization and Pilgrimage, Henley-On-Thames; S.M.Jamieson Day of the Dead and the Moral Economy; R.Marchi Signifying Places of Atrocity; R.Hartley Forty Years of Conflict: State, Church, and Spontaneous Representation of Massacres and Murder in Guatamala; M.J.Taylor & M.K.Steinberg

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