hydriotaphia


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hydriotaphia

a burial in an urn.
See also: Burial
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It happened to be a small and very lovely edition of Sir Thomas Browne, containing the "Urn Burial," the "Hydriotaphia," and the "Garden of Cyrus," and, opening it at a passage which he knew very nearly by heart, Denham began to read and, for some time, continued to read.
Hydriotaphia, Urn Burial, or, a Discourse of the Sepulchral Urns lately found in Norfolk.
Killeen bases his texts on the first or first authorized editions and includes all of Religio Medici (1643), Hydriotaphia or Urne-Buriall and The Garden of Cyrus (1658), and the posthumously published volumes Certain Miscellany Tracts (1683), Letter to a Friend (1690), and Christian Morals (1716).
The first play I ever did at Berkeley Rep when I became artistic director was Tony's Hydriotaphia, which is three-hour-and-45-minute farce about death.
The works by Browne specifically incorporated by Sebald are the carnivalesque pairing, Hydriotaphia, which I shall refer to by its English title, Urne Buriall, and The Garden of Cyrus (1658), Pseudodoxia Epidemica, known by the English title Vulgar Errors (1646, 1650, 1658, 1672), and Musaeum Clausum, or Bibliotheca Abscondita, which appears as Book xiii of Browne's posthumously published Miscellany Tracts (1683, 1684).
Wood explores Marias questioning of Borges as a translator and compares the respective versions each did of Browne's Hydriotaphia.
Here, the book mentioned, Urn Burial (1658--to give it its full title, Hydriotaphia. UrnBurial; or, a Discourse of the Sepulchral Urns Lately Found in Norfolk), is--untypically for this story--a real one.
Later in the introduction, Johnson asserts that Alwyn's "film composition may have influenced his concert works more than he would have admitted: from his second symphony (1953) to his final fifth symphony (Hydriotaphia, 1972-73) he employs a cyclic tendency, the use of common material to relate each movement and conform the overall structure, which has an obvious affinity to the operatic and cinematic device of leitmotif" (p.
Her subject is digression in Donne, Marvell, Sir Thomas Browne, Milton, Dryden, and Swift; her texts include the Anniversaries, Upon Appleton House, Hydriotaphia, The Garden of Cyrus, Paradise Lost, The Hind and the Panther, The Battle of the Books, and A Tale of a Tub.
Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and The Garden of Cyrus.
One that hints at some of the same issues which surround the passage in Hamlet is the fifth chapter of Sir Thomas Browne's Hydriotaphia." Urne Buriall (1658).
In it, he surveys all the funerary customs and man's need to grapple with mortality through grave mementos (Hydriotaphia. Urn-Burial; or, A Discourse of the Sepulchral Urns Lately Found in Norfolk, 28 September 2003 <http://www.uoregon.edu/~rbear/browne/hydriotaphia.html>).