Newstok, Scott L., 1973-, Quoting death in early modern England , 2009
Quoting death in early modern England : the poetics of epitaphs beyond the tomb / Scott L. Newstok.
- New York : Palgrave MacMillan, 2009.
- Physical Description:
- xiv, 228 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
- Reference LibraryPR428.D4 N49 2009 (LC)Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- 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.
- 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.