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Author Prendergast, Thomas A. (Thomas Augustine), author.

Title Poetical dust : Poets' Corner and the making of Britain / Thomas A. Prendergast.

Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  820.99421 PREN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 235 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Haney Foundation series.
Haney Foundation series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-220) and index.
Contents Chapter 1 Westminster Abbey and the Incorporation of Poets' Corner 17 -- Chapter 2 Melancholia, Monumental Resistance, and the Invention of Poets' Corner 42 -- Chapter 3 Love, Literary Publicity, and the Naming of Poets' Corner 73 -- Chapter 4 Absence and the Public Poetics of Regret 105 -- Chapter 5 Poetic Exhumation and the Anxiety of Absence 126.
Subject Poets' Corner (Westminster Abbey) -- History.
Literary landmarks -- England -- London -- History.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History. PR448.S64.
Authors and readers -- Great Britain -- History.
Poets, English -- Tombs.
Authors, English -- Tombs.
ISBN 9780812247503 (alk. paper)
0812247507 (alk. paper)