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English Funerary Elegy in the Seventeenth Century : Laws in Mourning

By: Brady, Andrea, Dr.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Early Modern Literature in History: Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006Description: 1 online resource (276 p.).ISBN: 9780230554870.Subject(s): 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 literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: English Funerary Elegy in the Seventeenth Century : Laws in MourningDDC classification: 820.4 | 821.04093548 | 821/.04093548 LOC classification: PR549.E45 B73 2006ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
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
Summary: 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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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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ANDREA BRADY teaches English Literature at Brunel University, London, UK. She is also a poet, has published widely on contemporary innovative poetry and runs the small press, Barque.

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