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From grief to leisure: "Lycidas" in the eighteenth century
© 2016 by University of Washington. Milton's elegy for Edward King was widely admired and imitated in the eighteenth century. These imitations tend to celebrate the poem as an ornamental, musical work while suppressing its ...
Hubbub and satire
The subject of sacrifice in John Wilkinson's down to earth
This article discusses John Wilkinson's volume Down to Earth (2008), and in particular the use of the trope of sacrifice in that book's examination of the violence inherent in capitalism. Making a comparison with Wilkinson's ...