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
  • Kathleen Norris's masterpiece: a personal and moving memoir that resurrects the ancient term acedia, or soul-weariness, and brilliantly explores its relevancy to the modern individual and culture
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Norris, Kathleen
Dewey number
  • 818/.5403
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
BT732.4
LC item number
.N67 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Norris, Kathleen
  • Sadness
  • Apathy
  • Monastic and religious life
  • Melancholy
  • Acedia
Label
Acedia & me : a marriage, monks, and a writer's life, Kathleen Norris
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [332]-334)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
334 pages
Isbn
9781594489969
Lccn
2008010150
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn212847707
  • 487036
Label
Acedia & me : a marriage, monks, and a writer's life, Kathleen Norris
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [332]-334)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
334 pages
Isbn
9781594489969
Lccn
2008010150
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn212847707
  • 487036

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