Relics of death in Victorian literature and culture /

"Nineteenth-century Britons treasured objects of daily life that had once belonged to their dead. The love of these keepsakes, which included hair, teeth, and other remains, speaks of an intimacy with the body and death, a way of understanding absence through its materials, which is less widely...

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Main Author: Lutz, Deborah, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Series:Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture ; 96.
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Location: Literatures & Languages

Call Number: PR468.D42 L87 2015
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