The Nothing that is and the Nothing that is Not: On Death, Dying, and Suffering

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University Press of America, 2004 - Philosophy - 128 pages
The Nothing That Is and the Nothing That Is Not is the final volume in a trilogy on interpretations of otherness in the postmodern era. The first two volumes are A Do-It-Yourself Dystopia: The Americanization of Big Brother (University Press of America, 2002) and Leopards in the Temple: Selected Essays 1990-2000 (University Press of America, 2001).

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Contents

Ghosts
1
A Mind of Winter
21
The SnowLine
37
Why Not Me?
51
The Grief of Tisha Rae Garza
63
Parable of the Universe Next Door
75
A Bright Red Scream
87
The Power of Beauty
101
The Two Infinites
111
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Steven Carter is the author of five books of literary and cultural criticism, including Bearing Across: Studies in Literature and Science (University Press of America, 2002). In 1989 he was awarded the Schachterle Prize by the National Society for Literature and Science. In 2001 he became the only two-time winner of Italy's coveted Nuove Lettere International Poetry and Literature Prize. A former Senior Fulbright Fellow at two Polish universities, Professor Carter teaches at California State University, Bakersfield.

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