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English funerary elegy in the seventeenth century : laws in mourning /
Andrea Brady.
imprint
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
description
x, 265 p.
ISBN
140394105X (cloth)
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imprint
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
isbn
140394105X (cloth)
standard identifier
9781403941053
catalogue key
5929276
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
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Examining the funerary elegy in the context of early modern funerary ritual, this book analyzes the political, aesthetic, moral and religious developments in the period 1606-1660. It also discusses the works of Donne, Jonson, Milton and early modern women's writing.
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Examining the funerary elegy in the context of early modern funerary ritual, this book also 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 discusses both death and the body, combining literary theory, social and cultural history, psychology and anthropology to produce exciting and original readings of neglected source material.
Table of Contents
Introduction
The Ritual of Rhetoric
The Rhetoric of Grief
The Funerary Ritual
The Ritualised Execution
The Critical Elegy
The `Private' Elegy
Index
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