Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 19 items for:

  • Keywords: grief x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Chronic and Abnormal Grief: Queen Victoria, Lady Frederick Cavendish, and Emma Haden

Pat Jalland

in Death in the Victorian Family

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201885
eISBN:
9780191675058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201885.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses chronic and obsessive grief that was rare among 19th century families. These reactions to deaths are seen as extreme responses to death which took place in extraordinary and ... More


‘Wrackt Betwixt Hopes and Fears’: Parents’ Emotions

Hannah Newton

in The Sick Child in Early Modern England, 1580-1720

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199650491
eISBN:
9780191741647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650491.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores parents’ emotional responses to the pains, sufferings, and deaths of their offspring. Whilst many scholars have investigated parents’ reactions to children’s deaths, few have ... More


The Emotional and Feeling Parent

Joanne Bailey

in Parenting in England 1760-1830: Emotion, Identity, and Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199565191
eISBN:
9780191740664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565191.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Family History

This chapter traces ideas about parental love and those emotions related to it: anxiety, grief, and distress. Affection was always an expected feature of parenting, but its scriptural ties were ... More


Children Remembered: Responses to Untimely Death in the Past

Robert Woods

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781846310218
eISBN:
9781781380482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310218.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book discusses the relationship between parents and children in the past, focusing on the ways in which adults responded to the untimely deaths of children, and whether and how they expressed ... More


The Friction That We Name Grief

Roy Morris, Jr.

in Ambrose Bierce: Alone in Bad Company

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126280
eISBN:
9780199854165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126280.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

By the spring of 1887, even though he had contempt for journalism as a profession, Ambrose Bierce had already been writing for two decades. He started his writing as an apprentice with Californian, ... More


Doing Emotions History

Susan J. Matt and Peter N. Stearns (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038051
eISBN:
9780252095320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038051.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

How do emotions change over time? When is hate honorable? What happens when “love” is translated into different languages? Such questions are now being addressed by historians who trace how emotions ... More


Widows: Gendered Experiences of Widowhood

Pat Jalland

in Death in the Victorian Family

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201885
eISBN:
9780191675058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201885.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the plight and sorrow of the Victorian and Edwardian women in the face of their husband's death. In the 19th century, the mortality rates were high producing high rates of ... More


Widowers: Gendered Experiences of Widowhood

Pat Jalland

in Death in the Victorian Family

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201885
eISBN:
9780191675058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201885.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the emotional responses and bereavement of Victorian men when faced with the death of their wife. In this chapter the differences of the coping mechanism of widows and widowers ... More


Rituals of Sorrow: Mourning-Dress and Condolence Letters

Pat Jalland

in Death in the Victorian Family

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201885
eISBN:
9780191675058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201885.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the different rituals of sorrow practiced during the Victorian age. The focus on this chapter is on the role of the mourning dress observed in the 19th century. Mourning dress ... More


Epilogue. After the Victorians: Social Memory, Spiritualism, and the Great War

Pat Jalland

in Death in the Victorian Family

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201885
eISBN:
9780191675058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201885.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the major turning points that changed the history of death, grief, and mourning in Britain between 1830 and 1920. Discussed here are the motors of change: the religious, ... More


View: