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Wisconsin Death Trip

Author : Michael Lesy
ISBN : 0826321933
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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First published in 1973, this remarkable book about life in a small, turn-of-the-century Wisconsin town has become a cult classic. Lesy has collected photos taken between 1890 and 1910 by a Black River Falls photographer, Charles Van Schaik, and juxtaposed them against newspaper accounts and state asylum and police records.

Wisconsin Death Trip With A Pref By Warren Susman

Author : Michael Lesy (1945- Comp)
ISBN : LCCN:10179691
Genre : Wisconsin History, Local
File Size : 52. 4 MB
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Wisconsin Death Trip

Author : Charlotte Louise Quinney
ISBN : MSU:31293027362619
Genre : Black River Falls (Wis.)
File Size : 49. 48 MB
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Ewerton Death Trip

Author : A.R. Morlan
ISBN : 9781434446961
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 64. 51 MB
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The cursed village of Ewerton, Wisconsin is one of the great "bad places" in weird literature: a town that's just thoroughly bad to the bone--evil and dark and full of human suffering. And now A. R. Morlan returns to the scene of her classic horror novels, The Amulet and Dark Journey, with 25 horrific tales of men and women pushed beyond the limits of endurance. As Ardath Mayhar says: "The horror she evokes is not so much occult as uniquely human. The worst of human traits are her stock in trade. The hints of otherworldly elements are used in just the right proportions to make one shiver." And Robert Reginald states: "She drives the stake of horror right through the center of your quivering heart!

Wisconsin Curiosities

Author : Michael Feldman
ISBN : 9781461747253
Genre : History
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Popular public radio show host Michael Feldman and coauthor Diana Cook introduce Wisconsin's weirdest, wackiest, and most outrageous people, places, and things including a man who owes his life to a foam rubber cheesehead, a worm that plays basketball, and the best place to savor chicken in a hubcap.

Picturing Indians

Author : Steven D. Hoelscher
ISBN : 0299226042
Genre : History
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A landmark volume explores photographer Henry Hamilton Bennett's many-layered relationship with Wisconsin Dells Native peoples, the Ho-Chunk, places Bennett within the context of contemporary artists and photographers of American Indians, and examines the reception of this legacy by the Ho-Chunk. Simultaneous.

Rolando Hinojosa Y Su Narrativa The Klail City Death Trip Series

Author : Maria Begoña Rodriguez Presedo
ISBN : STANFORD:36105117998588
Genre : Mexican Americans in literature
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Adaptation And The Avant Garde

Author : William Verrone
ISBN : 9781441163523
Genre : Performing Arts
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Providing a fresh angle on adaptation studies, this study looks at how avant-garde directors and filmmakers have treated literary works in distinct ways.

World Within The Word

Author : William H. Gass
ISBN : 9780307824295
Genre : Literary Collections
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In this sequel to Fiction & the Figures of Life, one of America's most brilliant and eclectic minds examines literature, culture, writers (their lives and works), and the nature and uses of language and the written word. Included are discussions of Valéry, Henry Miller, Sartre, Freud, Faulkner, suicide, "art and order," and the transformation of language into poetry and fiction. The vividness and clarity of Gass's writing, the unabashed love and inimitable use of language-his startling metaphors, the sinuousness of his philosophy, the originality of his vision-make each essay a searching revelation of its subject, as well as an example of Gass's own singular artistry.

The Corpse

Author : Christine Quigley
ISBN : 9781476613772
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 36. 36 MB
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Throughout the centuries, different cultures have established a variety of procedures for handling and disposing of corpses. Often the methods are directly associated with the deceased’s position in life, such as a pharaoh’s mummification in Egypt or the cremation of a Buddhist. Treatment by the living of the dead over time and across cultures is the focus of study. Burial arrangements and preparations are detailed, including embalming, the funeral service, storage and transport of the body, and forms of burial. Autopsies and the investigative process of causes of deliberate death are fully covered. Preservation techniques such as cryonic suspension and mummification are discussed, as well as a look at the “recycling” of the corpse through organ donation, donation to medicine, animal scavengers, cannibalism, and, of course, natural decay and decomposition. Mistreatments of a corpse are also covered.

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