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threnody

Chris Baldick

in The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

Third edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199208272
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191727177
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A dirge or lament for the dead. A writer or speaker of threnodies is a threnodist. Adjective: threnodic

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Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies

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