Afterlives of the Saints: Stories from the Ends of Faith (Hardcover)

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Afterlives of the Saints is a woven gathering of groundbreaking essays that move through Renaissance anatomy and the Sistine Chapel, Borges’ "Library of Babel," the history of spontaneous human combustion, the dangers of masturbation, the pleasures of castration, and so forth” each essay focusing on the story of a particular (and particularly strange) saint.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781609530723
ISBN-10: 1609530721
Publisher: Unbridled Books
Publication Date: June 12th, 2012
Pages: 236
Language: English