We Are What We Mourn: The Contemporary English-Canadian Elegy

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In We Are What We Mourn Priscila Uppal examines why and how the work of mourning has drastically changed in the latter half of the twentieth century, focusing on the strong pattern in contemporary English-Canadian elegy that emphasizes connection rather than separation between the living and the dead. Uppal offers a penetrating reading of Canadian elegies that radically challenges English and American elegy traditions as well as long-standing psychological models for successful mourning. She sets up useful categories for ...

We Are What We Mourn: The Contemporary English-Canadian Elegy 2008, McGill-Queen's University Press

ISBN-13: 9780773534568

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