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The Dangerous Operation—Reform of the Kitchen

Pauline Wengeroff

in Memoirs of a Grandmother: Scenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century, Volume Two

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804768801
eISBN:
9780804790710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768801.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Situated in the second half of the nineteenth century, Memoirs tells the story of the dissolution of tradition in Russian Jewish society through the experience of one family. This chapter depicts the ... More


Introduction: Love-Melancholy and Early Modern Romance

in The Secret Wound: Love-Melancholy and Early Modern Romance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804750462
eISBN:
9780804767446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804750462.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the complex literary/medical discourse of “amorous melancholy,” or “love-melancholy,” in relation to early modern romance. It argues that the medical profile of the erotic ... More


Vulnus caecum: The Secret Wound of Love-Melancholy

in The Secret Wound: Love-Melancholy and Early Modern Romance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804750462
eISBN:
9780804767446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804750462.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the theoretical continuity between Marsilio Ficino's original insights in De amore about the relationship of love-melancholy with grief and contemporary psychoanalytic theory. ... More


Sons of Tears: Displacing the Intimate (Female) Other

in Male Confessions: Intimate Revelations and the Religious Imagination

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768993
eISBN:
9780804773430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768993.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In their confessions, men variously deal with instances of vulnerability and protection by addressing themselves to external others. Male confessants may speak about their loved ones, those internal ... More


Loss

Tobie Meyer-Fong

in What Remains: Coming to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804754255
eISBN:
9780804785594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754255.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter highlights one man’s efforts to honor his deceased mother in writing. As a boy of eight, Zhang Guanglie witnessed his mother’s murder during the Taiping occupation of Hangzhou in 1861. ... More


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