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Bearing the Dead:
The British Culture of Mourning from the Enlightenment to Victoria
Esther Schor

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
Introduction3
Pt. IA Century of Tears
1Elegia and the Enlightenment19
2Written Wailings48
3Burke, Paine, Wordsworth, and the Politics of Sympathy73
Pt. IIAuthentic Epitaphs
4"The Impotence of Grief": Wordsworth's Genealogies of Morals117
5"This Pregnant Spot of Ground": Bearing the Dead in The Excursion151
6A Nation's Sorrows, a People's Tears: The Politics of Mourning Princess Charlotte196
Epilogue230
Notes241
Index281

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