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   Et in Arcadia Ego, by Lionel Fanthorpe  
  Nonfiction, first publication in 1981 , latest edition in 1990
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      Examines the theme of death in the major European pastoral novels of Spain, Italy, Portugal, France and England. Through careful textual analysis, the authors show that the themes of love and death are inseparable in European literature, and that violence and death are intrinsic to the psychological landscape of pastoral.

    Contents: Death in Sannazaro's "Arcadia," The Last Hour: Bernardim Tibeiro's "Menina e moca;" The Restless Fields of Montemayor's "Diana;" Artistic and Didactic Aspects of Death in Cervantes' "Galatea;" Sir Philip Sidney's "Arcadia: Land of Innocence, Land of Death;" "Vif et mort, je t'aimerai": Honoré d'Urfé's "Astrée".

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