The Craft of Dying; A Study in the Literary Tradition of the Ars Moriendi in England,

By: Beaty, Nancy Lee

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Xii, 299 pp. Index, bibliography. Octavo. Dark brown and cream paper dust jacket with the image of an old gravestone. DJ has some general wear, some tears at the top back, front flap price clipped but otherwise good. Book itself has some fading at the top and bottom edges, interior clean and nice. Good copy. "Examining 5 key treatises in the English tradition of devotional literature, the author traces the progressive enrichment of one particular subgenre, the ars moriendi, which reached its artistic culmination in Jeremy Taylor's Holy Dying...she explores the stylistic variations in Holy Dying as reflections of the shifting relationships between author and reader as the latter moves toward death and grows in grace." ; Yale Studies In English; Vol. 175; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 299 pages

Title: The Craft of Dying; A Study in the Literary Tradition of the Ars Moriendi in England,

Author Name: Beaty, Nancy Lee

Categories: History:United Kingdom, Religion, Religion -- Anglican/Episcopal,

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1970

ISBN Number: 0300013361

ISBN Number 13: 9780300013368

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good in Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 10373

Keywords: Holy Death Anglican Church Chrstian Grace,