Death in Literature

Death in Literature: Selected full-text books and articles

Love and Death in the American Novel By Leslie A. Fiedler Stein and Day, 1966 (Revised edition)
Bequest & Betrayal: Memoirs of a Parent's Death By Nancy K. Miller Oxford University Press, 1996
Bearing the Dead: The British Culture of Mourning from the Enlightenment to Victoria By Esther Schor Princeton University Press, 1994
Librarian’s tip: Especially Chap. 2 "Written Wailings"
Last Words: Variations on a Theme in Cultural History By Karl S. Guthke Princeton University Press, 1992
Death and Dying in the Middle Ages By Edelgard E. DuBruck; Barbara I. Gusick Peter Lang, 1999
Librarian’s tip: Especially Part 4 "The Late-Medieval Literature on Death: Poetry and Drama"
Play, Death, and Heroism in Shakespeare By Kirby Farrell University of North Carolina Press, 1989
So Long! Walt Whitman's Poetry of Death By 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 By 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 By 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"
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