Saunders analyzes the ideological makes use of of loss in literary, philosophical, and social texts from the past due nineteenth and twentieth centuries throughout the lens of women's lament traditions and comprises philosophical texts by means of Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Derrida; and literary works by way of William Faulkner, Stéphane Mallarmé, Dimitris Hatzis, and Tahar Ben Jelloun.
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