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The Resource Executions and the British experience from the 17th to the 20th century : a collection of essays, edited by William B. Thesing

Executions and the British experience from the 17th to the 20th century : a collection of essays, edited by William B. Thesing

Label
Executions and the British experience from the 17th to the 20th century : a collection of essays
Title
Executions and the British experience from the 17th to the 20th century
Title remainder
a collection of essays
Statement of responsibility
edited by William B. Thesing
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.6/6/0941
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8699.G8
LC item number
E94 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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(1987 :
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  • Thesing, William B
  • Philological Association of the Carolinas
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  • Capital punishment
  • Executions and executioners
  • Capital punishment in literature
  • Executions and executioners in literature
  • Peine de mort
  • Exécutions capitales
  • Peine de mort dans la littérature
  • Exécutions capitales dans la littérature
  • Doodstraf
  • Terechtstellingen
  • Todesstrafe
  • Aufsatzsammlung
  • Literatur
  • Hinrichtung
  • Kongress
  • Großbritannien
  • Englisch
Label
Executions and the British experience from the 17th to the 20th century : a collection of essays, edited by William B. Thesing
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes papers presented at a special session entitled Executions and the British experience held during the annual meeting of the Philological Association of the Carolinas on March 1987 at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-172) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Aesthetic execution of Charles I / Donald T. Siebert - Locke and Beccaria / Steven Lynn - Henry Fielding and "A certain wooden edifice" called the gallows / Gayle R. Swanson - Crime and punishment in 1777 / John J. Burke, Jr. - The public execution / Barry Faulk - All the hideous apparatus of death / F.S. Schwarzbach - The execution to Tess d'Urberville at Wintoncester / Beth Kalikoff - The frame for the feeling / William B. Thesing - Hats off / Michael Jasper - Public executions in Victorian England / David D. Cooper
  • Introduction / William B. Thesing -- The aesthetic execution of Charles I : Clarendon to Hume / Donald T. Siebert -- Locke and Beccaria : faculty psychology and capital punishment / Steven Lynn -- Henry Fielding and "a certain wooden edifice" called the gallows / Gayle R. Swanson -- Crime and punishment in 1777 : the execution of the Reverend Dr. William Dodd and its impact upon his contemporaries / John J. Burke, Jr. -- The public execution : urban rhetoric and Victorian crowds / Barry Faulk -- "All the hideous apparatus of death" : Dickens and executions / F.S. Schwarzbach -- The execution of Tess d'Urberville at Wintoncester / Beth Kalikoff -- The frame for the feeling : hangings in poetry by Wordsworth, Patmore, and Housman / William B. Thesing -- "Hats off!" : the roots of Victorian public hangings / Michael Jasper -- Public executions in Victorian England : a reform adrift / David D. Cooper
Control code
21974161
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 180 pages
Isbn
9780899504520
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
90006531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)21974161
Label
Executions and the British experience from the 17th to the 20th century : a collection of essays, edited by William B. Thesing
Publication
Note
Includes papers presented at a special session entitled Executions and the British experience held during the annual meeting of the Philological Association of the Carolinas on March 1987 at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-172) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Aesthetic execution of Charles I / Donald T. Siebert - Locke and Beccaria / Steven Lynn - Henry Fielding and "A certain wooden edifice" called the gallows / Gayle R. Swanson - Crime and punishment in 1777 / John J. Burke, Jr. - The public execution / Barry Faulk - All the hideous apparatus of death / F.S. Schwarzbach - The execution to Tess d'Urberville at Wintoncester / Beth Kalikoff - The frame for the feeling / William B. Thesing - Hats off / Michael Jasper - Public executions in Victorian England / David D. Cooper
  • Introduction / William B. Thesing -- The aesthetic execution of Charles I : Clarendon to Hume / Donald T. Siebert -- Locke and Beccaria : faculty psychology and capital punishment / Steven Lynn -- Henry Fielding and "a certain wooden edifice" called the gallows / Gayle R. Swanson -- Crime and punishment in 1777 : the execution of the Reverend Dr. William Dodd and its impact upon his contemporaries / John J. Burke, Jr. -- The public execution : urban rhetoric and Victorian crowds / Barry Faulk -- "All the hideous apparatus of death" : Dickens and executions / F.S. Schwarzbach -- The execution of Tess d'Urberville at Wintoncester / Beth Kalikoff -- The frame for the feeling : hangings in poetry by Wordsworth, Patmore, and Housman / William B. Thesing -- "Hats off!" : the roots of Victorian public hangings / Michael Jasper -- Public executions in Victorian England : a reform adrift / David D. Cooper
Control code
21974161
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 180 pages
Isbn
9780899504520
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
90006531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)21974161

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