Love and Death are two major facets of the whole of human existence and in The Drama of Love and Death, Carpenter attempts to analyse the interplay of love and death in everyday life. Originally published in 1912, this study focuses on how love and death are perceived and treated in the history of humankind and how these views evolved up until the early twentieth century. This title will be of interest to students of Sociology and Anthropology.
Table of Contents
The Delphian Sibyl Overlooking the Earth; 1. Introductory 2. The Beginnings of Love 3.Love as an Art 4. Its Ultimate Meaning 5. The Art of Dying 6. The Passage of Death 7. Is there an After-Death State? 8. The Underlying Self 9. Survival of the Self 10. The Inner Spiritual Body 11. The Creation and Materialisations of Forms 12. Reincarnation 13. The Divine Soul 14. The Return Journey 15.The Mystery of Personality 16. Conclusion; Appendix; Index.