Bibliographic Details

The limits of death : between philosophy and psychoanalysis / edited Joanne Morra, Mark Robson and Marquard Smith.

Imprint Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2000.
Description xxiv, 254 p. ; 23 cm.
Language English
Subject Death.
Death -- Psychological aspects.
Death.
Death -- Psychological aspects.
Format E-Resource, Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4401059
Other authors / contributors Morra, Joanne.
ISBN 0719057507
0719057515 (pbk)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Contributors
  • Editors' foreword
  • Death. A preface
  • Part 1. Death and philosophy
  • 1. To die laughing
  • 2. The impossibility of Levinas's death
  • 3. Rigor mortis: the thirteen stations of philosophy's passion
  • Part 2. The body of death
  • 4. Dead time (a ghost story)
  • 5. Death's incessant motion
  • 6. Freud's metapsychology of the drives and the transmutability of death
  • 7. Liebestod: sex, death and Wagnerian androgyny
  • 8. The last hours
  • Part 3. Death and testimony
  • 9. Execution and fiction
  • 10. Of ghostwriting and possession: translating 'my father', or s'expliquer avec la mort
  • 11. Deadly tales
  • 12. To be announced
  • Index