Sorrow's company: writers on loss and grief

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Beacon Press, Feb 1, 2001 - Literary Collections - 219 pages
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A collection of writings on grief explores the emotional landscape of loss with contributions by Debra Spark, William Gibson, and Jamaica Kincaid, among others.

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Sorrow's company: writers on loss and grief

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This anthology proposes a literature of grief. Where othersDe.g., Elisabeth K bler-Ross and Norman CousinsDhave promoted, alternately, anger and humor to empower the sick, Henry (Ploughshares, New ... Read full review

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When you are in the process or grieving, comfort can come from reading how it feels to others. And because describing exactly what it is like is challenging because the feelings are raw and so ... Read full review



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A respected editor, essayist, & short-story writer, DeWitt Henry teaches at Emerson College in Boston & was the founding editor of the literary magazine Ploughshares, for which he received the Massachusetts Commonwealth Award. He has published five anthologies, most recently Breaking into Print: Early Stories & Insights into Getting Published (A Ploughshares Anthology), Fathering Daughters: Reflections by Men (with James Alan McPherson), & Sorrow's Company: Writers on Loss & Grief.

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