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Death's Jest Book (Fyfield Books)

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell

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ISBN 10: 1857545990 / ISBN 13: 9781857545999
Published by Carcanet Press Ltd.
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Title: Death's Jest Book (Fyfield Books)

Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd.

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition:Fine

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Initially conceived as a satirical tragedy unmasking the terror of death, this book was the counterpart of Beddoe's anatomical research. This edition presents the jest book in its early form, as Beddoes intended to publish it in 1829. The center of Beddoe's achievement, this pastiche of Renaissance tragedy is replete with treachery, murder, sorcery, and haunting and is the extravagant expression of the poet's lifelong obsession with mortality and immortality.

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Thomas Lovell Beddoes was a 19th-century English poet and dramatist. He is the author of The Bride's Tragedy. Michael Bradshaw is the author of Selected Poems: Thomas Lovell Beddoes.

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