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Author Reed, Amy Louise, 1872-1949.

Title The background of Gray's elegy : [microform] a study in the taste for melancholoy poetry, 1700-1751 / by Amy Louise Reed.

Imprint New York : Columbia university press, 1924.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Basement Library of English Literature Microfiche Cabinets  LEL 11594    ---  Available
Description ix, 270, [1] p. ; 21 cm.
Series Columbia University studies in English and comparative literature
Library of English literature ; LEL 11594
Thesis Issued also as thesis (Ph.D.) Columbia university.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 251-264.
Contents The seventeenth century definition of melancholy. -- The taste for melancholy in 1700. -- The revolt against melancholy, 1700-1725. -- Melancholy and description, 1725-1750. -- The persistence of melancholy and its ethical condemnation, 1725-1750. The perfection of form; Gray's "Elegy," 1751.
Reproduction Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, inc., 1976. 1 sheet of microfiche : positive ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English literature ; LEL 11594)
Note s 1976 ilu n
Subject Gray, Thomas, 1716-1771. Elegy.
English poetry -- 18th century -- History and criticism.

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