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January–November 1793: Marie-Jeanne in Love

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0027
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the love affair responsible for the breakdown of the Roland marriage. In late 1792, Marie-Jeanne Roland falls in love with a Girondin deputy and he with her. His identity is ... More


How anchorites helped others

Tom Licence

in Hermits and Recluses in English Society, 950–1200

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592364
eISBN:
9780191595639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592364.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Cultural History

Academic debates about sin and confession in the parish have begun to investigate the anchorite's role. Chapter 7, building on the argument that the anchorite's vocation was concerned with ... More


Confessions

Badia Ahad

in Rethinking Therapeutic Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226249933
eISBN:
9780226250274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226250274.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the popular magazine, Tan Confessions, created by John H. Johnson and Johnson Publications in November 1950. Arguing that Tan Confessions functioned as an alternative space of ... More


Living and Dying: Anne Sexton 1966

George Cotkin

in Feast of Excess: A Cultural History of the New Sensibility

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190218478
eISBN:
9780190218508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190218478.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Anne Sexton’s book of poetry Live or Die would win her the Pulitzer Prize. It was a work in the confessional mode, dwelling on issues of madness, depression, and suicide—all exhibiting, however, ... More


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