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The Resource Bearing the Dead : the British Culture of Mourning from the Enlightenment to Victoria, (electronic book)

Bearing the Dead : the British Culture of Mourning from the Enlightenment to Victoria, (electronic book)

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Bearing the Dead : the British Culture of Mourning from the Enlightenment to Victoria
Title
Bearing the Dead
Title remainder
the British Culture of Mourning from the Enlightenment to Victoria
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Esther Schor tells us about the persistence of the dead, about why they still matter long after we emerge from grief and accept our loss. Mourning as a cultural phenomenon has become opaque to us in the twentieth century, Schor argues. This book is an effort to recover the culture of mourning that thrived in English society from the Enlightenment through the Romantic Age, and to recapture its meaning. Mourning appears here as the social diffusion of grief through sympathy, as a force that constitutes communities and helps us to conceptualize history. In the textual and social practices of the B
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Cataloging source
MERUC
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Schor, Esther
Dewey number
  • 393.90941
  • 821/.009/354
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR468.M63S36 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • English literature
  • Mourning customs
  • English literature
  • Mourning customs
  • Literature and history
  • Mourning customs in literature
  • Grief in literature
  • Death in literature
Label
Bearing the Dead : the British Culture of Mourning from the Enlightenment to Victoria, (electronic book)
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS
Control code
ocn700688686
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (301 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400821488
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Bearing the Dead : the British Culture of Mourning from the Enlightenment to Victoria, (electronic book)
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS
Control code
ocn700688686
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (301 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400821488
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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