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The Death Miser

John Creasey

The Death Miser

a Department Z adventure.

by John Creasey

  • 130 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Long .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed.Melrose,1933.

The Physical Object
Pagination192p.,19cm
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16729628M
ISBN 10009086770X
OCLC/WorldCa3659721

Death and the Miser c. Oil on wood, 93 x 31 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington: That man persists in his folly even at the moment of death, when the eternities of Heaven and Hell hang in the balance, is the subject of the Death and the Miser. The dying man lies in a high, narrow bedchamber, into which Death has already entered at the left. Death and the miser. Death—the bride in this unqiue wedding-portrait—enters clothed in virginal white: the white of both the nuptial chamber and the shroud. Like Bosch's other works, the painting is eminently understandable, a story book, and would likely have been easy enough for those of his time to read. The messages in it are.

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The Death of the Book By S. David Mash Rumors of the demise of printed matter have been wildly exaggerated. In the s, pundits predicted that books would be replaced by computer screens, digital media, even "book-reading robots." In this study, the author examines the e-books phenomenon, seeking a synergy between electronic and traditional.   Preview OVERVIEW. In this lesson, students apply analytical skills to an exploration of the early Renaissance painting Death and the Miser by Hieronymous Bosch. Students sketch and label the painting, use an interactive tool to explore its elements, apply literary analysis tools to their interpretation, predict the painting's plot, and conclude the unit by creating a project that identifies.


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