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Early Modern Literature in History

English Funerary Elegy in the Seventeenth Century

Laws in Mourning

Authors: Brady, A.

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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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'This is a scholarly examination of an important area of cultural history.' - The Use of English


Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-9

    Brady, Andrea

  • The Ritual of Elegiac Rhetoric

    Pages 10-31

    Brady, Andrea

  • The Rhetoric of Grief

    Pages 32-61

    Brady, Andrea

  • The Funerary Elegy in Its Ritual Context

    Pages 62-89

    Brady, Andrea

  • Spectacular Executions of the 1640s

    Pages 90-130

    Brady, Andrea

Buy this book

eBook $89.00
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Hardcover $120.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-4039-4105-3
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $115.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-52038-1
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  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
English Funerary Elegy in the Seventeenth Century
Book Subtitle
Laws in Mourning
Authors
Series Title
Early Modern Literature in History
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-55487-0
DOI
10.1057/9780230554870
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-4105-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-52038-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 265
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