The Journey of Life envisions growing up and growing old as a voyage down a river flowing inexorably to the sea. With this image of the human life cycle, the author explores the historical shoreline of later life, charting its cultural forms and sounding their depths. The result is both a cultural history of aging and a contribution to public dialogue about the meaning and significance of later life. The core of the book shows how central texts and images of Northern.According to Abbott, the series had an aquot;almost mysterious poweraquot; to kindle the imagination of real voyagers in every ... aquot;Every human being feels that he himself is making this perilous and momentous voyage, and sees in one or another of ... Colea#39;s river of life moves inevitably to the sea through a fantastic natural landscape.
|Title||:||The Journey of Life|
|Author||:||Thomas R. Cole|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 1992-11-27|