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Literature > Poetry > Laments
PREFERRED TERM
Laments  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • Complancha
  • Lamentations
NOTE
  • Poems that express a deep regret or sorrow for the loss of a person or position. For serious, formal lyric poems that reflect on a solemn subject, generally someone's death, see [Elegies.]
EXAMPLE
  • Note under [Elegies]
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
Lamentations
Complancha
URI
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/genreForms/gf2014026400
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