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" Western cultures, foregrounds the social implications of a "written death" as "a substantially and profoundly 'political' practice aimed at celebrating and recording the power and social presence of the group, corporate or familial, to which the deceased... "
Biographical Texts from Ramessid Egypt - Page 6
by Elizabeth Frood - 2007 - 301 pages
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Writing the Dead: Death and Writing Strategies in the Western Tradition

Armando Petrucci - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 163 pages
...of writings on funerary deposits is a practice of the living addressed to other living beings. It is a substantially and profoundly "political" practice...corporate or familial, to which the deceased belonged and is directed at consolidating its wealth, prestige, endurance over time, vitality, and capacity for...
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