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La representación de la muerte como vida en la narrativa de García Márquez
In a number of literary pieces in the western world tradition, death has typically been represented as an obscure episode related to mourning and sadness, brought about by ceasing of life or the departure of a dear one. ...
Objects of Immortality: Hairwork and Mourning in Victorian Visual Culture
Often misunderstood as purely an artifact of mourning, hairwork was exchanged as a living, sentimental token of love and friendship in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Hair was an artifact of affection and a material ...
Representations of Death in Mexico: La Santa Muerte
The Aztecs had their representation of the land of the dead—Mictlan—with their respective god and goddess, Mictlanetecuhtli and Mictecacíhuatl. The Spaniards, on the other hand, brought their own medieval imagery of death ...
Death as Confrontational and Embracing in Symbolism
Death was hardly a new subject in the visual arts in the late-nineteenth century, having been depicted often in Christian and mythological narratives and symbolically in still lifes, portraits and landscapes. The Symbolists ...
The Way She Looked the Day She Died: Vernacular Photography, Memory, and Death
Focusing on a private photographic memorial album held at the University of Colorado Boulder (UCB), this paper explores the relationship between photography, death, memory, and time in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century ...
Complete Proceedings of the Art of Death and Dying Symposium held at the University of Houston (TX)
The University of Houston Libraries, in partnership with the Blaffer Art Museum, the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, the Department for Hispanic Studies, the Honors College and School of Art, hosted a three day ...