Among the Ambo (Stefaniszyn 1950), the institution of the joking relationship was called a 'funerary relationship', as 'funeral friends' played significant roles in performing the mourning rituals
of those with whom they had been in a 'funeral friendship'.
But "TKO" makes clear that mourning rituals
are not merely a means to do right by the dead but a path to psychological health for the living, articulated in terms current in the popular culture of 1990s America.
"We'll see some of the young characters react differently in book seven when they are more involved in the mourning rituals
of their friends and loved ones."
Lansing's argument therefore seeks to link the cultural understanding of mourning rituals
to a broader historiography concerning state formation in later medieval Italy, and specifically to the gendered nature of that process.
Hindu death and mourning rituals
: The impact of geographic mobility.
Coming as a coda to an ongoing project begun in 2003, it dealt with soldiers' relics and survivors' mourning rituals
. Installed against walls the color of dried blood, the seventeen small assemblages telegraphed an elegiac, faux-nineteenth-century mood.
The first public signs of mourning rituals
were found Oct.
Amy Bard's argument is based almost entirely on William Reddy's notion of the "emotive" utterance, but her discussions of the performative and descriptive functions of tears in South Asian Shi-i Muslim mourning rituals
and texts are endlessly fascinating.
Kotthoff 1995; 2001) dealing with the relationship between gender, emotion, and culture in Georgian mourning rituals
and in toast performances, discovering a certain kind of a gendered division of labor.
His eye for detail leads to fascinating information about calendar dates and marriage "dating," about parentage and peregrination, about prayer and priesthood, about mild and wild goddesses, and about morning and mourning rituals
. Michaels's book may prove a bit of a challenge for the novice in Hindu studies.
Alex Lascar takes further critical pleasure in the pain of the fictional protagonists with a discussion of mourning rituals
, and the role of these public expressions of grief with in Benassis's programme.
Venturing into Atom Egoyan territory, tyro screenwriter Peter Forland spies obsessive mourning rituals
carried out at night in secret.