Monthly Archives: January 2021

Mourning Rituals and Digital Memorials in the Era of Coronavirus

With their elaborate mourning rituals and overt memorialisation of death, the Victorians embraced the concept of a better life in heaven. Death was not a tragedy, but to die and not be properly mourned was a deep fear. Funerals and events attached to the burying, immortalising, and remembering of the dead took on enormous importance. […]

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