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Fictions of Female Adultery, 1684-1890
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Bill Overton
Categories: Adultery in literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher:

Books about Fictions of Female Adultery, 1684-1890
Fictions of Female Adultery 1684-1890
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: B. Overton
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-09-06 - Publisher: Springer

Women's adultery provides many of the plots that run through nineteenth-century European fiction. This book discusses how novels of adultery have been theorized, argues its own theoretical perspective, and analyzes two 'circumtexts' of the fiction of female adultery: its pre-history in eighteenth-century Britain, and its decline during the Naturalist period
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Juan Antonio Prieto Pablos, Zenón Luís Martínez, Pilar Cuder Domínguez
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-15 - Publisher: Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Huelva

The Female Wits: Women and Gender in Restoration Literature and Culture reúne trabajos sobre varias escritoras inglesas del siglo XVII. Algunas son bien conocidas hoy en día, como Margaret Cavendish y Aphra Behn, mientras que para otras su reconocimiento académico aún está por llegar (Mary Pix, Catharine Trotter, Elizabeth Singer
After Marriage in the Long Eighteenth Century
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Jenny DiPlacidi, Karl Leydecker
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-14 - Publisher: Springer

This book examines the intersections between the ways that marriage was represented in eighteenth-century writing and art, experienced in society, and regulated by law. The interdisciplinary and comparative essays explore the marital experience beyond the ‘matrimonial barrier’ to encompass representations of married life including issues of spousal abuse, parenting, incest,
A Cultural History of Marriage in the Age of Empires
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Paul Puschmann
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-18 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This volume looks at how, during the age of empires (1800–1900), marriage was a key transition in the life course worldwide, a rite of passage everywhere with major cultural significance. While in some ways the institution of marriage became threatened – for instance through rising divorce rates in Western societies