Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-298) and index
Sunday gladness, Sunday gloom -- Sunday in antiquity -- Sunday in Elizabethan and Jacobean England -- Sunday in eighteenth-century England and Scotland -- Varieties of Sunday observance : Boswell and his contemporaries -- The rise and decline of the Victorian Sunday -- Four American writers and Sunday : Edwards, Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman -- Sunday nostalgia, Sunday despair : Wallace Stevens and Robert Lowell -- Sunday now : sacred and profane.
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