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Creator:
Newstok, Scott L., 1973-
Title(s):

Quoting death in early modern England : the poetics of epitaphs beyond the tomb / Scott L. Newstok.

Published/Created:
New York : Palgrave MacMillan, 2009.
Physical Description:
xiv, 228 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
PR428.D4 N49 2009 (LC)
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-220) and index.
Subject Terms:
Death -- Social aspects -- England -- History.
Elegiac poetry -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Epitaphs in literature.
Intertextuality.
Literature and history -- England.
Literature and society -- England -- History.
Quotation in literature.
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  • Reciting 'epitaph' and 'genre' in early modern England
  • "Here lies": pointing to the "graue forme"
  • "Turn thy tombe into a throne": Elizabeth I's death rehearsal
  • "In good stead of an epitaph": verifying history
  • "Killing rhetorick": the poetics of movere
  • "An theater of mortality": in sincerity, onstage
  • "Lapping-up of matter": epitaphic closure in elegies
  • "Epitaph" for epitaph.