Crying; Natural And Cultural History Of Tears

Crying; Natural And Cultural History Of Tears

Book - 1999
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In this wide-ranging and provocative study, Tom Lutz looks at the ways people have understood weeping from the earliest known representations of tears in the fourteenth century B.C. to the tears found in today's films. Drawing on works of literature, philosophy, art, and science from the writings of Plato and Darwin to the paintings of Picasso to modern medical journals, he unearths the multiple meanings and uses of tears.
Publisher: W W Norton, 1999.
ISBN: 9780393321036
0393321037

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