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Contents

List of Figures

Introduction
Aubrey Thamann and Kalliopi M Christodoulaki

Part I: Delaying Death

Chapter 1. An Absent Presence: The Co-Constitution of Loss
Alison Witchard

Chapter 2. Immortality and Existential Terror: Learning the Language of Living Forever
Jeremy Cohen

Part II: Caregiving

Chapter 3. Living, Caring & Dying: Music and the House of Endless Losses
Carina Nandlal

Chapter 4. Death and Fulfillment: Mortuary Performance and the Impact on Self
Kalliopi M Christodoulaki

Part III: Confronting Death

Chapter 5. Crossroads: Life and Death in Indiana
Aubrey Thamann

Chapter 6. “What has the field done to you?” Researching Death, Dying, and Bereavement between Closeness and Distance
Ekkehard Coenen

Chapter 7. The Historical Study of Death & Dying: The Intersection of Familial Stories and Catholic Rituals
Sarah Nytroe

Part IV: Memorialization

Chapter 8. Touch ‘Em All: Memorializing Harmon Killebrew
Debbie Hanson

Chapter 9. After Life: Laying Flower Memes on My Mother’s Grave and the Recollective Realm of Life after Death
Olivia Guntarik and Claudia Bellote

Chapter 10. A Monumental Problem: Memorializing the Jonestown Dead
Rebecca Moore

Chapter 11. Long Live Chill #LLC: Exploring Grief, Memorial, & Ritual in African American R.I.P. T-shirt Culture
Kami Fletcher

Conclusion
Kalliopi M Christodoulaki and Aubrey Thamann

Index

Beyond the Veil

Reflexive Studies of Death and Dying

Edited by Aubrey Thamann and Kalliopi M Christodoulaki

276 pages, 14 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80073-064-9 Hb Published (May 2021)

eISBN 978-1-80073-065-6 eBook