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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Gillian Avery; Kimberley Reynolds
|ISBN:||0312224087 9780312224080 0333695798 9780333695791|
|Description:||xvi, 246 pages : illustrations ; 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.|
'Representations of Childhood Death examines every aspect of this powerfully engaging topic from folklore and art history to contemporary treatments in fiction and film. Erudite but constantly
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