Robert Burton

Standard Name: Burton, Robert


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Intertextuality and Influence Lady Charlotte Bury
The title-page quotes some lines from Robert Burton 's Anatomy of Melancholy which begin, When I go musing all alone.
Bury, Lady Charlotte. "Alla Giornata"; or, To the Day. Saunders and Otley.
This is a novel of cosmpolitan culture, set in fifteenth-century Italy. The quotation...


1621: Robert Burton, a don at Christ Church, Oxford,...

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Robert Burton , a don at Christ Church, Oxford , writing as Democritus Junior, published his quirky and learned Anatomy of Melancholy; he kept on adding to it, and left the posthumous sixth...


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