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Published: 17 June 2004

320 Pages | numerous halftones


ISBN: 9780199254637

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Poetical Remains

Poets' Graves, Bodies, and Books in the Nineteenth Century

Samantha Matthews

  • Terrific stories centering on poets' deaths, many of them stranger than fiction.
  • Brings insights to bear from the emergent disciplines of book history and death studies, and draws on a wide range of literary texts and contemporary documents during a broad chronological period.
  • The literature of poetic death is situated in its social and material context.

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