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Representations of Childhood Death

edited by Gillian Avery and Kimberley Reynolds
Format
Book
Published
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Language
English
ISBN
0312224087 (cloth), 0333695798
Contents
  • The folklore of infant deaths : burials, ghosts and changelings / Jacqueline Simpson
  • Child death in British and North American ballads from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries / Vic Gammon
  • '[An] impe entombed here doth lie' : the Besford triptych and child memorials in post-Reformation England / Nigel Llewellyn
  • 'A heart terrifying sorrow' : the deaths of children in seventeenth-century women's manuscript journals / Elizabeth Clarke
  • Intimations of mortality : the Puritan and evangelical message to children / Gillian Avery
  • 'Ye careless, thoughtless, worldly parents, tremble while you read this history!' : the use and abuse of the dying child in the evangelical tradition / Elisabeth Jay
  • Children's death in Dickens : a chapter in the history of taste / A.O.J. Cockshut
  • Friedrich Rückert's Kindertotenlieder / Eda Sagarra
  • Fatal fantasies : the death of children in Victorian and Edwardian fantasy writing / Kimberley Reynolds
  • Dead rite : adolescent horror fiction and death / Kevin McCarron
  • Reflexions on dead children in the cinema and why there are not more of them / John O. Thompson
  • Conclusion, part I : Death, sex and God : sociological and religious accounts of the death of the young / Paul Yates
  • Conclusion, part II : Grieving parents, grieving children / Janet Goodall.
Description
xvi, 246 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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