Quoting Death in Early Modern England

The Poetics of Epitaphs Beyond the Tomb

  • Authors
  • Scott L. Newstok

Part of the Early Modern Literature in History book series (EMLH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Scott L. Newstok
    Pages 109-135
  3. Scott L. Newstok
    Pages 189-192
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 193-228

About this book


An innovative study of the Renaissance practice of making epitaphic gestures within other English genres. A poetics of quotation uncovers the ways in which writers including Shakespeare, Marlowe, Holinshed, Sidney, Jonson, Donne, and Elizabeth I have recited these texts within new contexts.


Elegie England poetics Renaissance William Shakespeare

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