Death in Literature

Selected full-text books and articles on this topic

Love and Death in the American Novel
Leslie A. Fiedler.
Stein and Day, 1966 (Revised edition)
Bequest & Betrayal: Memoirs of a Parent's Death
Nancy K. Miller.
Oxford University Press, 1996
Women and Death: Linkages in Western Thought and Literature
Beth Ann Bassein.
Greenwood Press, 1984
Bearing the Dead: The British Culture of Mourning from the Enlightenment to Victoria
Esther Schor.
Princeton University Press, 1994
Librarian’s tip: Especially Chap. 2 "Written Wailings"
Last Words: Variations on a Theme in Cultural History
Karl S. Guthke.
Princeton University Press, 1992
Death and Dying in the Middle Ages
Edelgard E. DuBruck; Barbara I. Gusick.
Peter Lang, 1999
Librarian’s tip: Especially Part 4 "The Late-Medieval Literature on Death: Poetry and Drama"
Issues of Death: Mortality and Identity in English Renaissance Tragedy
Michael Neill.
Clarendon Press, 1998
Desire and Death in the Spanish Sentimental Romance (1440-1550)
Patricia E. Grieve.
Juan De La Cuesta, 1987
Dangerous Voices: Women's Laments and Greek Literature
Gail Holst-Warhaft.
Routledge, 1992
Play, Death, and Heroism in Shakespeare
Kirby Farrell.
University of North Carolina Press, 1989
Love and Death in Medieval French and Occitan Courtly Literature: Martyrs to Love
Simon Gaunt.
Oxford University Press, 2006
Heaven Beguiles the Tired: Death in the Poetry of Emily Dickinson
Thomas W. Ford.
University of Alabama Press, 1966
So Long! Walt Whitman's Poetry of Death
Harold Aspiz.
University of Alabama Press, 2004
"The Undiscovered Country", "A Kind Behind the Door", "Neverland", or "A Small Unfocused Blur": Uncanny Literary Definitions of Death
Malecka, Katarzyna.
Studia Anglica Posnaniensia: international review of English Studies, Vol. 47, No. 4, December 2012
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Mapping Mortality: The Persistence of Memory and Melancholy in Early Modern England
William E. Engel.
University of Massachusetts Press, 1995
Librarian’s tip: Especially Chap. 2 "Imagining the Shadow of Death: Milton and Derrida" and Chap. 4 "Plotting the Passage of Death: Cervantes and Baudrillard"
Beyond Consolation: Death, Sexuality, and the Changing Shapes of Elegy
Melissa F. Zeiger.
Cornell University Press, 1997
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