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The House of Death : Messages from the English Renaissance.

Author: ARNOLD STEIN; Project Muse.
Publisher: [S.l.] : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PRESS, 2020.
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

For purposes of comparison, the governing perspective of the final chapter is modern.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: ARNOLD STEIN; Project Muse.
ISBN: 9781421434896 142143489X
OCLC Number: 1142391390
Description: 1 online resource. 1 online resource
Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgementsPart I: Three Essays in BackgroundChapter 1: What Renaissance Poets Would Have KnownChapter 2: Answers and QuestionsChapter 3: Donne's Pictures of the Good DeathPart II: Writing About One's Own DeathChapter 4: Respice FinemChapter 5: Death in Earnest: "Tichborne's Elegy"Chapter 6: Dying in Jest and Earnest: RaleighChapter 7: Imagined Dyings: John DonneChapter 8: Entering the History of Death: George HerbertChapter 9: "The Plaudite, or End of Life"Part III: On the Death of Someone ElseChapter 10: IntroductionChapter 11: Lament, Praise, Consolation: Pain/Difficulty, EaseChapter 12: The Death of a Loved One: Personal and Public ExpressionsChapter 13: Episodes in the Progress of DeathPart IV: ExpressionChapter 14: Preliminary ViewsChapter 15: Thoughts and ImagesChapter 16: Images of ReflectionChapter 17: Reasoning by ResemblancesChapter 18: IntricaciesChapter 19: The EndNotesIndex
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.


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Using the traditional method of extremely close reading, combined with a Freudian theory of consciousness, [Stein] offers us without apology elegant interpretations-patient, subtle, probing-of Read more...

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