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The Peculiar Life of Sundays

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$29.50 • £23.95 • €26.50

ISBN 9780674031685

Publication Date: 12/15/2008

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320 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Contents
  • Sunday Gladness, Sunday Gloom
  • Sunday in Antiquity
  • Sunday in Elizabethan and Jacobean England
  • Sunday in Eighteenth-Century England and Scotland
  • Varieties of Sunday Observance: Boswell and His Contemporaries
  • The Rise and Decline of the Victorian Sunday
  • Four American Writers and Sunday: Edwards, Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman
  • Sunday Nostalgia, Sunday Despair: Wallace Stevens and Robert Lowell
  • Sunday Now: Sacred and Profane
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2009
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