Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard

Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard [Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard]

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  • Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard — ➡ Gray’s Elegy. * * * …   Universalium

  • elegy — /el i jee/, n., pl. elegies. 1. a mournful, melancholy, or plaintive poem, esp. a funeral song or a lament for the dead. 2. a poem written in elegiac meter. 3. a sad or mournful musical composition. [1505 15; ( < MF) < L elegia < Gk elegeía, orig …   Universalium

  • Gray’s Elegy — the name most people use to refer to the poem called Elegy written in a Country Church Yard (1751) by Thomas Gray. It describes life in the country and the dignity of man, and was an early influence on the writers of the Romantic Movement. (=… …   Universalium

  • Gray's Elegy — Gray’s Elegy [Grays Elegy] the name most people use to refer to the poem called Elegy written in a Country Church Yard (1751) by Thomas Gray. It describes life in the country and the ↑dignity of man, and was an early influence on the writers of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …   Universalium

  • Gray, Thomas — born Dec. 26, 1716, London, Eng. died July 30, 1771, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire British poet. He studied and later settled at Cambridge, where he wrote poems of wistful melancholy filled with truisms phrased in striking, quotable lines. Though his …   Universalium

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  • Russian literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the Russian language, beginning with the Christianization of Kievan Rus in the late 10th century.       The unusual shape of Russian literary history has been the source of numerous… …   Universalium

  • Thomas Gray — (* 26. Dezember 1716 in London; † 30. Juli 1771 in Cambridge) war ein englischer Dichter, Gelehrter und Briefe Schreiber. Thomas Gray wurde in London geboren und lebte mit seiner Mutter, nachdem diese ihren gewalttätigen Ehemann, einen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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