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Expressions of grief on the early modern stage

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This thesis investigates the ways mourning was performed on the early modern stage. "Expressions of Grief on the Early Modern Stage" re-evaluates widely accepted accounts of theatrical and literary mourning, intervening in two major debates. The first is the extent to which theatrical mourning is an expression of mourning for a Catholic past, a familiar account that is complicated by asking what happens when mourning is future-oriented, rehearsing for a death still to come. The secon...

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HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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Deposit date:
2017-03-03

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