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Author Swedene, Jason K.

Title Staying Alive : the Varieties of Immortality
Published Lanham : University Press of America, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (162 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter One: Death; Chapter Two: Love; Chapter Three: Fame; Chapter Four: Creativity and Legacy; Chapter Five: Spiritual Immortality: Personal Immortality 1; Chapter Six: Earthly Immortality: Personal Immortality 2; Chapter Seven: Merging with the Enduring; Appendix; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary This book explores the desire to live forever, which manifests itself in many forms. The author's self-expressed 'aim has been, simply, to write a readable book that will afford the reader an increased sensitivity to the many ways the desire for immortality has shaped history, philosophy, art, and literature.'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-139) and index
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Subject Immortality.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0761847596
(paperback;) (alk. paper)
(paperback;) (alk. paper)