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The Soul and Its Ceremonies: Funeral Practice in Modern Taiwan

@inproceedings{Hsiao2012TheSA,
  title={The Soul and Its Ceremonies: Funeral Practice in Modern Taiwan},
  author={Li-ling Hsiao},
  year={2012}
}
  • Li-ling Hsiao
  • Published 2012
  • History
  • My father Shui-ping Hsiao 蕭水萍 (1937–2012), a puppet master, died in the wrong way, at the wrong time, and out of order, all of which had to be set right by various funeral rites and masses. He died at 10:35 p.m. on April 25, 2012, after forty-six days in the intensive care unit at Chang Bing Show Chwan Memorial Hospital 彰濱秀傳紀念醫院 in Changhua, Taiwan, following a car crash on March 10. When the doctor pronounced his prognosis grim after a month-long effort to keep him alive, my sister Liching… CONTINUE READING
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