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Prohibition of grief and Jonson's funeral poetry

Pigman, G.W. III (1980) Prohibition of grief and Jonson's funeral poetry. Humanities Working Paper, 53. California Institute of Technology , Pasadena, CA. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20090811-133806978

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Abstract

The paper identifies three attitudes towards mourning in the English Renaissance--the duty of grieving for the dead, the concession of moderate grief, and the prohibition of all grief--and shows how this final, little-known attitude characterizes the funeral poetry of Ben Jonson.


Item Type:Report or Paper (Working Paper)
Group:Humanities Working Papers
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:20090811-133806978
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20090811-133806978
Official Citation:Pigman, G.W., III. Prohibition of grief and Jonson's funeral poetry. Pasadena, CA: California Institute of Technology, 1980. Humanities Working Paper, No. 53.
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Deposited By: Lindsay Cleary
Deposited On:17 Aug 2009 18:01
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