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Title The peculiar life of Sundays / Stephen Miller.
Author Miller, Stephen, 1941-
Publication Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008.
Description 310 pages ; 22 cm
Call # 263.3 M
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-298) and index.
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.
Subject Sunday.
Rest -- Religious aspects.
Alt Title Sundays
ISBN 9780674031685 (alk. paper) :
0674031687 (alk. paper)

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