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Representations of childhood death

Author: Gillian Avery; Kimberley Reynolds
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
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"Representations of Childhood Death examines the way the deaths of children have been dealt with at different times and in different media. Each contributor has focused on a different way of representing the deaths of children from superstitions about malign child ghosts through mothers' diaries to horror fiction and more. This collection of essays offers valuable insights into how we understand and grieve for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Avery; Kimberley Reynolds
ISBN: 0312224087 9780312224080 0333695798 9780333695791
OCLC Number: 41646053
Description: xvi, 246 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The folklore of infant deaths : burials, ghosts and changelings / Jacqueline Simpson --
Child death in British and North American ballads from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries / Vic Gammon --
'[An] impe entombed here doth lie' : the Besford triptych and child memorials in post-Reformation England / Nigel Llewellyn --
'A heart terrifying sorrow' : the deaths of children in seventeenth-century women's manuscript journals / Elizabeth Clarke --
Intimations of mortality : the Puritan and evangelical message to children / Gillian Avery --
'Ye careless, thoughtless, worldly parents, tremble while you read this history!' : the use and abuse of the dying child in the evangelical tradition / Elisabeth Jay --
Children's death in Dickens : a chapter in the history of taste / A.O.J. Cockshut --
Friedrich Rückert's Kindertotenlieder / Eda Sagarra --
Fatal fantasies : the death of children in Victorian and Edwardian fantasy writing / Kimberley Reynolds --
Dead rite : adolescent horror fiction and death / Kevin McCarron --
Reflexions on dead children in the cinema and why there are not more of them / John O. Thompson --
Conclusion, part I : Death, sex and God : sociological and religious accounts of the death of the young / Paul Yates --
Conclusion, part II : Grieving parents, grieving children / Janet Goodall.
Responsibility: edited by Gillian Avery and Kimberley Reynolds.
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"Representations of Childhood Death examines the way the deaths of children have been dealt with at different times and in different media. Each contributor has focused on a different way of representing the deaths of children from superstitions about malign child ghosts through mothers' diaries to horror fiction and more. This collection of essays offers valuable insights into how we understand and grieve for children who die."--BOOK JACKET.

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