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“Adding Interest to Wonder”: The First Year in Film

Ian Christie

in Robert Paul and the Origins of British Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226105628
eISBN:
9780226610115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610115.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Paul was launched on a hectic nightly round of screenings at London’s music halls by the success of his projector, yet urgently needed to make new films to enhance the programmes. The Alhambra ... More


Sex and sentiment

Melanie Tebbutt

in Being Boys: Youth, Leisure and Identity in the Inter-war Years

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719066139
eISBN:
9781781704097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066139.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 4 suggests that much interwar social behaviour was more relaxed than before the First World War and the informalising trends of popular culture exposed generational fissures which were ... More


Homeward Bound

Charles B. Strozier and Wayne Soini

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231171328
eISBN:
9780231541305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171328.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Speed returns to Springfield with Lincoln in the fall of 1841.


“We Are Setting the Terms Now”: Loyalty Rhetoric in Courtship

Julie A. Mujic

in Contested Loyalty: Debates over Patriotism in the Civil War North

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279753
eISBN:
9780823281503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279753.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In this essay, Julie A. Mujicuses the private letters of two young lovers to examine the interplay between national and personal loyalties during the war. Married in 1865, the courting couple Gideon ... More


Courtship

Aaron Gwyn (ed.)

in Every True Pleasure: LGBTQ Tales of North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469646800
eISBN:
9781469646824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646800.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In Courtship, a short story by Aaron Gwyn, Jansen, a bartender secretly in love with his best friend,Wisnat, a barber, agrees to help Wisnat seduce a woman by drugging her drinks, but the act brings ... More


Into the Sanctum, 1958–1964

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Chapter 4 covers my homesickness at Cornell and my excitement with my courses at the Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations, meeting my future husband, Sam Strober, and the encouragement I ... More


A Dark-Haired Dame and Her Scottish Admirer

Andrew Talle

in Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter four uses the travel diary of James Boswell, a Scottish aristocrat and future biographer of Samuel Johnson, as the basis for a discussion of how keyboard music figured in courtship. Women ... More


A Marriage Rooted in Reason

Andrew Talle

in Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter six presents a case study of one of the most famous and influential academic couples of the era: Johann Christoph and Luise Adelgunde Viktorie Gottsched. In addition to Frau Gottsched’s ... More


Broken Engagement

Charles B. Strozier and Wayne Soini

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231171328
eISBN:
9780231541305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171328.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The dramatic story of Lincoln’s broken engagement with Mary Todd forms the basis of this chapter. The previous arguments for explaining the breakup are detailed and ultimately found to be wanting.


‘Flat pieces of cardboard stamped with a conventional design’: Women and Narrative Exclusion in E. M. Forster’s Maurice

Anna Watson

in Twenty-First-Century Readings of E.M. Forster's 'Maurice'

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621808
eISBN:
9781800341265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621808.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Women are both central and marginalized in Maurice. Symbolically, they are central to the ideals of respectable heterosexual life that Maurice struggles against as he grows up, but their experience ... More


The Scroobious Traveller

James Williams

in Edward Lear

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780746312216
eISBN:
9781789629064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780746312216.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter is about Lear’s experiences as a traveller, and how they shaped him as a writer. It considers the way his poems and paintings are animated by dramas of arrival, departure, and being left ... More


To Form an Enviable Marriage

Allison Dorothy Fredette

in Marriage on the Border: Love, Mutuality, and Divorce in the Upper South during the Civil War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179155
eISBN:
9780813179162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179155.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Before the Civil War, courting couples in Kentucky, western Virginia, and Appalachian Virginia increasingly stated their desire to build marriages based on affection, love, and mutual happiness. They ... More


Masquerading as Colonists

Jennifer Van Horn

in Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469629568
eISBN:
9781469629582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629568.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter studies a series of portraits of young women dressed for the masquerade, completed by English artist John Wollaston in Charleston, South Carolina. Although Wollaston painted the sitters ... More


Oye Shelly: Migrant Longing, Courtship, and Gendered Identity

Miroslava Chávez-García

in Migrant Longing: Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469641034
eISBN:
9781469641058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641034.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

To explore the ways in which migrants negotiated longing, gender, intimacy, courtship, marriage, and identity across the U.S.-Mexico borderlands in the 1960s and 1970s, chapter 1 opens by examining ... More


Tu Peor Es Nada: Gender, Courtship, and Marriage

Miroslava Chávez-García

in Migrant Longing: Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469641034
eISBN:
9781469641058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641034.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 situates the historical lens to south of the border—to Calvillo, Aguascalientes, specifically—to probe how and why María Concepción “Conchita” Alvarado, the author’s mother, a vibrant, ... More


A Dios: Migration, Miscommunication, and Heartbreak

Miroslava Chávez-García

in Migrant Longing: Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469641034
eISBN:
9781469641058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641034.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 4 reveals that maintaining relationships between parents and children, though challenging, paled in comparison to the work needed to keep alive passionate romantic relationships between male ... More


“The Frog’s Courtship” and Other Sources

Nicholas Stoia

in Sweet Thing: The History and Musical Structure of a Shared American Vernacular Form

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190881979
eISBN:
9780190882006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881979.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The stanzaic form of “The Frog’s Courtship” represents a second major branch in the lineage of the “Sweet Thing” scheme. Chapter 2 concerns its progress from Elizabethan England all the way to late ... More


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