The Plague Epic in Early Modern England: Heroic Measures, 1603-1721

The Plague Epic in Early Modern England: Heroic Measures, 1603-1721

by Rebecca Totaro

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ISBN-13: 9781409461623
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 09/01/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 17 MB
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About the Author

Rebecca Totaro is Professor of English at Florida Gulf Coast University, author of Suffering in Paradise: The Bubonic Plague in English Literature from More to Milton, and General Editor of the Medieval&Renaissance Literary Studies book series.

Table of Contents

Contents: Part 1 An Introduction to the Plague in Heroic Measures, 1603-1721: Part 2 The Poems: William Muggins, London's Mourning Garment; Thomas Dekker and Thomas Middleton, News from Graves-end; John Davies, The Triumph of Death; Richard Milton, London's Misery; John Taylor, The Fearful Summer; Abraham Holland, A Description of the Great, Fearful and Prodigious Plague; George Wither, Britain's Remembrance; William Austin, Epiloimia epe or The Anatomy of the Pestilence; Thomas Clark, Meditations in my Confinement; Christopher Pitt, The Plague of Marseilles; Glossary; Index of names; Bibliography; Index.

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