Brady, Andrea, Dr.

English Funerary Elegy in the Seventeenth Century : Laws in Mourning - Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. - 1 online resource (276 p.) - eBooks on Demand Early Modern Literature in History . - Early Modern Literature in History .

Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Note on Transcriptions; Introduction; 1 The Ritual of Elegiac Rhetoric; 2 The Rhetoric of Grief; 3 The Funerary Elegy in Its Ritual Context; 4 Spectacular Executions of the 1640s; 5 Contesting Wills in Critical Elegy; 6 Grief Without Measure; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index

This book analyzes the political, aesthetic, moral and religious developments in the period 1606-1660 and discusses the works of Donne, Jonson, Milton and early modern women''s writing. Brady combines Literary Theory, social and cultural History, Psychology and Anthropology to produce exciting and original readings of neglected source material.

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Elegiac poetry, English.
Elegiac poetry, English - History and criticism.
English poetry.
Funeral rites and ceremonies.
Funeral rites and ceremonies in literature.
Grief in literature.
History.
History and criticism.
Mourning customs in literature.


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