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Three Fictional Deaths Compared with the Near-Death Experience

Description: Study looking at three popular works of short fiction, by Leo Tolstoy, Ambrose Bierce, and Katherine Anne Porter, in which the main character dies at the end. There are similarities and differences between these deaths and recent near-death experience (NDE) accounts. The comparison helps define the modern sensibility about dying that is part of the cultural context for interest in NDEs.
Date: Winter 2000
Creator: Haussamen, Brock
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Script: News briefs -- faulkner]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a brief stop in Fort Worth by acclaimed author William Faulkner, en route to Japan for a cultural visit.
Date: July 29, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Moby Dick]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Dr. Howard Hughes', professor of English Literature at Texas Wesleyan College, collection of over 200 editions of the Herman Melville novel Moby Dick, including translations of the book in 39 different languages.
Date: February 4, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Hunt's new book]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Dallas millionaire, H.L. Hunt, releasing his new book.
Date: February 15, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Peyton place]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Grace Metalious arriving in Dallas.
Date: April 19, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections