On the Way to Death: Essays Toward a Comic Vision, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

On the Way to Death

Essays Toward a Comic Vision, 1st Edition

Edited by A. Roy Eckardt

Routledge

180 pages

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On the Way to Death completes Eckardt's astonishing trilogy on the interrelationship of comedy, death, and God. It addresses itself to the question of death as the basic incongruity of life. Here is opened to human view the final divine comedy: a total reversal of the traditional roles assigned to God and humankind, a comical denouncement of the terror of death. On the Way to Death follows Sitting in the Earth and Laughing and How to Tell God From the Devil to complete Roy Eckardt's trilogy on comedy, the devil, and God.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHI000000
PHILOSOPHY / General
SOC036000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Death & Dying