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The Resource Acedia & me : a marriage, monks, and a writer's life, Kathleen Norris

Acedia & me : a marriage, monks, and a writer's life, Kathleen Norris

Label
Acedia & me : a marriage, monks, and a writer's life
Title
Acedia & me
Title remainder
a marriage, monks, and a writer's life
Statement of responsibility
Kathleen Norris
Title variation
Acedia and me
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the ancient concept of "soul weariness" and explores the phenomenon's relevance in modern culture, meditating on the ways in which depression-like acedia influenced the author's experiences as a writer, a family member, and a patient
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Norris, Kathleen
Dewey number
248.8/62
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Acedia
  • Melancholy
  • Sadness
  • Apathy
  • Monastic and religious life
  • Norris, Kathleen
Label
Acedia & me : a marriage, monks, and a writer's life, Kathleen Norris
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [332]-334)
Contents
Somewhere -- Tedium -- From eight bad thoughts to seven sins -- Psyche, soul, and muse -- Up and down -- Give me a word -- Acedia's progress -- Acedia's decline -- A silent despair -- The quotidian mysteries -- The "noon" of midlife -- Day by day -- And to the end arriving -- A widow's uneasy afterword -- Acedia: a commonplace book
Control code
BK0007645567
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
[xvi], 334 p.
Isbn
9781594489969
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2008010150
System control number
(Sirsi) l2008010150
Label
Acedia & me : a marriage, monks, and a writer's life, Kathleen Norris
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [332]-334)
Contents
Somewhere -- Tedium -- From eight bad thoughts to seven sins -- Psyche, soul, and muse -- Up and down -- Give me a word -- Acedia's progress -- Acedia's decline -- A silent despair -- The quotidian mysteries -- The "noon" of midlife -- Day by day -- And to the end arriving -- A widow's uneasy afterword -- Acedia: a commonplace book
Control code
BK0007645567
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
[xvi], 334 p.
Isbn
9781594489969
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2008010150
System control number
(Sirsi) l2008010150

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