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Buddy System: Understanding Male Friendships

Geoffrey Greif

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195326420
eISBN:
9780199893553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326420.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Much has been made of the complex social arrangements that girls and women navigate, but little scholarly or popular attention has focused on what friendship means to men. Drawing on in-depth ... More


Situation comedy: homosexuality and male camaraderie

Rebecca Feasey

in Masculinity and Popular Television

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627974
eISBN:
9780748651184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627974.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Situation comedies (sitcoms) have been categorised as those humorous classical narrative shows that use regular characters, a routine setting and variations of the same plot, over and over again. ... More


Men’s Fellowship at a Saturday Morning Church Group

Geoffrey L. Greif

in Buddy System: Understanding Male Friendships

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195326420
eISBN:
9780199893553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326420.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter is based on an interview with a church group of men that meets once a week to talk about issues relevant to men. The author presents the findings from the study to the men and they ... More


Mourning Becomes Friendship

Gregory Jusdanis

in A Tremendous Thing: Friendship from the "Iliad" to the Internet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452840
eISBN:
9780801454752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452840.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter moves on to death and mourning in literary expressions of friendship. Literature, from the Epic of Gilgamesh to the twentieth-century Greek poet Constantine P. Cavafy, has often elegized ... More


Friendship and Love

in The Libertine's Friend: Homosexuality and Masculinity in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226857923
eISBN:
9780226857954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226857954.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the concept of friendship in relation to love between men in late Imperial China. It argues that the very concept of love circulating in late Ming culture was fundamentally ... More


Confronting the Specter of Sodomy

Kenneth Loiselle

in Brotherly Love: Freemasonry and Male Friendship in Enlightenment France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452437
eISBN:
9780801454875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452437.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the presence of women in masonic life by focusing on the so-called “adoption lodges,” periodical gatherings in which brethren invited their spouses or female kin to participate ... More


Brotherly Love: Freemasonry and Male Friendship in Enlightenment France

Kenneth Loiselle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452437
eISBN:
9780801454875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452437.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Friendship, an acquired relationship primarily based on choice rather than birth, lay at the heart of Enlightenment preoccupations with sociability and the formation of the private sphere. This book ... More


Introduction

Kenneth Loiselle

in Brotherly Love: Freemasonry and Male Friendship in Enlightenment France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452437
eISBN:
9780801454875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452437.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines how ordinary men conceived of and lived friendship in eighteenth-century France using Freemasonry as a prism. It argues that male friendship within Freemasonry was grounded in ... More


Friendship, Resistance, and Runaways

Sergio A. Lussana

in My Brother Slaves: "Friendship, Masculinity, and Resistance in the Antebellum South"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813166940
eISBN:
9780813167848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166940.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter investigates one of the most intimate areas of life for enslaved men: male friendships. These relationships played central roles in the everyday lives of enslaved men. Friendship offered ... More


Friendship in the Age of Sensibility

Kenneth Loiselle

in Brotherly Love: Freemasonry and Male Friendship in Enlightenment France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452437
eISBN:
9780801454875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452437.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how male friendship persisted as a key component of masonic identity in the twilight of the Old Regime. One way to gauge the importance of friendship is by quantifying the terms ... More


The Masonic Utopia of Friendship

Kenneth Loiselle

in Brotherly Love: Freemasonry and Male Friendship in Enlightenment France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452437
eISBN:
9780801454875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452437.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how Freemasonry grew during the 1730s and 1740s and situates this development within France's larger associational world. After tracing the origins of Freemasonry in France, it ... More


Friendship in Ritual

Kenneth Loiselle

in Brotherly Love: Freemasonry and Male Friendship in Enlightenment France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452437
eISBN:
9780801454875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452437.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the relationship between male friendship and the transformational aspects of Freemasonry's initiation, known as the “apprentice ritual” (rite d'apprenti). Drawing from more than ... More


Conclusion

Kenneth Loiselle

in Brotherly Love: Freemasonry and Male Friendship in Enlightenment France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452437
eISBN:
9780801454875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452437.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book has explored the social history of male friendship in Enlightenment France by focusing on the institution of Freemasonry. It has identified two forms of friendship that converged within ... More


“New but True Friends”: The Friendship Network of Philippe-Valentin Bertin du Rocheret

Kenneth Loiselle

in Brotherly Love: Freemasonry and Male Friendship in Enlightenment France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452437
eISBN:
9780801454875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452437.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how male friendship was lived in daily life by focusing on the correspondence network of Philippe-Valentin Bertin du Rocheret, a wine merchant and civil servant based in ... More


Friendship under Fire: Freemasonry in the French Revolution

Kenneth Loiselle

in Brotherly Love: Freemasonry and Male Friendship in Enlightenment France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452437
eISBN:
9780801454875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452437.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the relationship between Freemasonry and the French Revolution, with particular emphasis on how political transformation affected masonic bonds of solidarity inside lodges and ... More


Islam, Marriage, and Yaari: Making Meaning of Male Same-Sex Sexual Relationships in Pakistan

Ahmed Afzal

in Cultural Politics of Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852962
eISBN:
9780824869113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852962.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a critical ethnographic analysis of cultural constructions of modern male same-sex sexual relationships and eroticism in Pakistan. Afzal examines three intersecting registers ... More


Your Friend Forever, A. Lincoln: The Enduring Friendship of Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed

Charles B. Strozier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231171328
eISBN:
9780231541305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171328.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

On April 15, 1837, a “long, gawky” Abraham Lincoln walked into Joshua Speed’s dry-goods store in Springfield, Illinois, and asked what it would cost to buy the materials for a bed. Speed said ... More


My Brother Slaves: "Friendship, Masculinity, and Resistance in the Antebellum South"

Sergio A. Lussana

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813166940
eISBN:
9780813167848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166940.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This is the first book-length study of enslaved men and masculinity in the antebellum South. It examines the close relationships shared among enslaved men and argues that the lives of these men were ... More


The Perfect Blendship: The Front Page and Avanti!

GENE D. PHILLIPS

in Some Like It Wilder: The Life and Controversial Films of Billy Wilder

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125701
eISBN:
9780813135403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125701.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

When Jennings Lang, a vice president at Universal, by sheer coincidence inquired whether Billy Wilder would like to direct a remake of The Front Page, Wilder accepted enthusiastically. He was drawn ... More


2. Imperial Identity: Coming of Age in New Russia, 1865-1881

Francis Wcislo

in Tales of Imperial Russia: The Life and Times of Sergei Witte, 1849-1915

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199543564
eISBN:
9780191725104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543564.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter details how a young man, by heritage and family upbringing a hereditary nobleman of the late 18th to early 19th century, encountered a complex, contradictory, and kaleidoscopic adult ... More


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