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Domestic Life and Habits

BONNIE S. McDOUGALL

in Love-Letters and Privacy in Modern China: The Intimate Lives of Lu Xun and Xu Guangping

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256792
eISBN:
9780191698378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256792.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses Lu Xun and Xu Guangping's domestic and working life and habits. Deletions and recensions about domestic matters were mainly carried out on trivial detail and repetition, and ... More


The Lives of Byron

Julian North

in The Domestication of Genius: Biography and the Romantic Poet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199571987
eISBN:
9780191722363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571987.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter considers the question of how literary biography produced and was, in turn, produced by ‘Byron’ and Byronism, taking account of the full range of earlier nineteenth‐century Lives of the ... More


A Domestic Disturbance: Talking About the Triumvirs in the Early Empire

KRISTINA MILNOR

in Gender, Domesticity, and the Age of Augustus: Inventing Private Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199235728
eISBN:
9780191712883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235728.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The age of the triumvirs refers to the period following the assassination of Julius Caesar which marked the beginning of Octavian's rise to the pinnacle of political power. This chapter considers the ... More


Natural Urges: Marriage, Philosophy, and the Work of the House

KRISTINA MILNOR

in Gender, Domesticity, and the Age of Augustus: Inventing Private Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199235728
eISBN:
9780191712883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235728.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter addresses what might be called popular philosophy in the early Roman empire, turning away from the more ‘public’ forms of historical commemoration discussed earlier to texts which offer ... More


The Home

Katherine West Scheil

in She Hath Been Reading: Women and Shakespeare Clubs in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450426
eISBN:
9780801464225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450426.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter maps out the ways in which Shakespeare became part of American home life in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries through women's Shakespeare clubs. In the late nineteenth ... More


Women, History, and the Law

KRISTINA MILNOR

in Gender, Domesticity, and the Age of Augustus: Inventing Private Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199235728
eISBN:
9780191712883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235728.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the ways in which law and the history of law became important in Augustan ideology as a means of situating women within the public/private dichotomy. For the first time in ... More


‘Choose thee a bed and hangings for a chamber; Take with thee everything that hath thy mark’: objects and spaces in the early modern house

Catherine Richardson

in Domestic Life and Domestic Tragedy in Early Modern England: The Material Life of the Household

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065446
eISBN:
9781781701164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065446.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter investigates the relationship between domestic spaces, household objects and the individuals who owned them, examining the manner in which those individuals furnished their houses and ... More


Holy Matrimony

David Cressy

in Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the ritual components of matrimony and explores some of the concomitants of marriage in Tudor and Stuart England. It focuses on the social and religious meaning of the wedding ... More


‘My narrow-prying neighbours blab’: moral perceptions of the early modern household

Catherine Richardson

in Domestic Life and Domestic Tragedy in Early Modern England: The Material Life of the Household

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065446
eISBN:
9781781701164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065446.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In late sixteenth-century England, domestic life became the subject of scrutiny: just what was the household, how might it be made to further God's intentions for the world, what ideals should govern ... More


Listening In

Ross McKibbin

in Classes and Cultures: England 1918-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198206729
eISBN:
9780191677298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206729.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter deals with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), its relations with its listening audience, and the way in which the corporation reacted to the commercial stations. It considers ... More


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