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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New England

Subjects:

  • Elegiac poetry, American -- History and criticism.,
  • American poetry -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- History and criticism.,
  • American poetry -- Puritan authors -- History and criticism.,
  • American poetry -- New England -- History and criticism.,
  • Literature and anthropology -- New England -- History.,
  • Christianity and literature -- New England -- History.,
  • Puritans -- New England -- Intellectual life.,
  • Death in literature.,
  • Grief in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 240-255) and index.

StatementJeffrey A. Hammond.
SeriesCambridge studies in American literature and culture
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS309.E4 H36 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 264 p. ;
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL33802M
ISBN 100521662451
LC Control Number99016898

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