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Drink and the Devil

Douglas Kerr

in Wilfred Owen's Voices: Language and Community

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198123705
eISBN:
9780191671609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198123705.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Susan Owen was active not only for the British and Foreign Bible Society, but also for the Temperance Society which proved to be second to missionary activity in terms of scale of Evangelical good ... More


“A Vent for … Abundant Energies”: Georgia, 1855–1858

Canter Brown and Larry Eugene Rivers

in Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061146
eISBN:
9780813051420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061146.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter traces the years Mary resided with her family at Thomasville, Georgia, following her return from Louisiana with her son. Observing her depression and temporary inability to rise above ... More


“A Harvest of Fame”: Georgia, 1859–1860

Canter Brown and Larry Eugene Rivers

in Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061146
eISBN:
9780813051420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061146.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter offers Mary Bryan's introduction to full-time employment as a writer and editor with the Georgia Temperance Crusader after the journal's relocation to Atlanta. It covers not only her ... More


Pubs and Patriots: The Drink Crisis in Britain during World War One

Robert Duncan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the midst of the First World War concern arose as to the virtues of pursuing intoxication at a time of national emergency. As the military front was supposedly let down by drinkers and shirkers at ... More


“Husbands Are Men, Not Angels”: Gender and Intimate Partner Violence in Antebellum New Orleans

Ashley Baggett

in Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815217
eISBN:
9781496815255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815217.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Before the Civil War, southern society defined manhood in part by maintaining control of the family. Neither the courts nor society recognized women’s personhood, but rather defined women under ... More


On Not Defending Poetry: Spenser, Suffering, and the Energy of Affect

Joseph Campana

in The Pain of Reformation: Spenser, Vulnerability, and the Ethics of Masculinity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239108
eISBN:
9780823239146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239108.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the consequences of the impulses to restrain corporeal and affective experience for early modern moral and poetic discourses. I explore Spenser's alternative to dominant poetic ... More


Boy Toys and Liquid Joys: Pleasure and Power in the Bower of Bliss

Joseph Campana

in The Pain of Reformation: Spenser, Vulnerability, and the Ethics of Masculinity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239108
eISBN:
9780823239146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239108.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In this chapter I argue that once we understand the energizing effect of painful affect in “The Legend of Temperance,” we can also understand the valuable role of a perverse liquidity associated with ... More


Introduction

Lisa Lindquist Dorr

in A Thousand Thirsty Beaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643274
eISBN:
9781469643298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643274.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

While most histories of Prohibition focus on the northeastern United States and the organized crime that flourished during the era, this book turns the attention to the South. The South's proximity ... More


The Battle of Torquay: The Late Victorian Resort as Social Experiment

James Kneale

in Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474435734
eISBN:
9781474453721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435734.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter considers drink and temperance in Victorian ports and resorts. Where there was drink there would invariably be temperance; the visibility of drunkenness in the major British ports made ... More


“Some of Our Best Preachers Part Their Hair in the Middle”: Prohibition and Gender

Joe L. Coker

in Liquor in the Land of the Lost Cause: Southern White Evangelicals and the Prohibition Movement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124711
eISBN:
9780813134727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124711.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Central to the southern evangelicals' prohibition campaign during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century was the threat posed by liquor to southern white womanhood. Women were viewed as the ... More


“Afloat on the Tide of Improvement”: The Uplift Movement and Rise of Prohibition Sentiment in Rural Communities, 1885–1900

Bruce E. Stewart

in Moonshiners and Prohibitionists: The Battle over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130002
eISBN:
9780813135670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130002.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

At the end of the nineteenth century, many northern missionaries traveled to Appalachia to “uplift” mountain whites who, because of their geographical isolation, have continued to hold on to folkways ... More


The State and the trade: the drink question at the turn of the century

James Nicholls

in The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The period between 1880 and 1918 would see prohibitory legislation put on the statute books for the first time, the passing of legislation formalising arrangements for the reduction of licences, and ... More


Rum Maniacs: Alcoholic Insanity in the Early American Republic

Matthew Warner Osborn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226099897
eISBN:
9780226099927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226099927.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Rum Maniacs traces how alcoholic insanity became a subject of medical interest, social controversy, and perverse fascination in the early American republic. At the heart of that story is the history ... More


When Powerful Women Came to Town

Miki Pfeffer

in Southern Ladies and Suffragists: Julia Ward Howe and Women's Rights at the 1884 New Orleans World's Fair

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628461343
eISBN:
9781626740730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461343.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the arrival of famous women in the spring of 1885, drawn to New Orleans by the chance to speak to broad new audiences about the causes of their lives. Among them was Frances E. ... More


Prohibition and Its Aftermath

Hudson Cattell

in Wines of Eastern North America: From Prohibition to the Present-A History and Desk Reference

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451980
eISBN:
9780801469008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451980.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the Prohibition in the United States and Canada. In the United States, concern about the drinking of hard liquor led to the first state prohibitory law in Maine in 1851, which ... More


The Saloon That Became a School:: Free Kindergartens in Northern California

Marta Gutman

in A City for Children: Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226311289
eISBN:
9780226156156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226156156.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Asserting the right to childhood, women in California added free kindergartens to the charitable landscape, starting in the late 1870s. They followed Friedrich Frobel, Elizabeth Peabody, and Caroline ... More


The Pathology of Intemperance

Matthew Warner Osborn

in Rum Maniacs: Alcoholic Insanity in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226099897
eISBN:
9780226099927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226099927.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter five charts how and why the medical profession developed and popularized the view that heavy habitual drinking constitutes an incurable physiological disease. In public lectures, journals, ... More


Temperate Media: Ephemera and Performance in the Making of Mass Culture

Susan Zieger

in The Mediated Mind: Affect, Ephemera, and Consumerism in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279821
eISBN:
9780823281589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279821.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter one identifies the temperance movement as a significant and neglected origin of mass printing and distribution, mass rallies and festivities, and the dynamic relation between them. Traveling ... More


Depicting passion

Robert Lanier Reid

in Renaissance Psychologies: Spenser and Shakespeare

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526109170
eISBN:
9781526121134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109170.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The poets also differ in portraying the four humors and their passional offshoots. The diverse humoralism of Spenser, Shakespeare, and Jonson is missed if weassume humoral consistency and ignore the ... More


Moderation and the virtuous life

Irene O'Daly

in John of Salisbury and the medieval Roman renaissance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526109491
eISBN:
9781526132338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109491.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter looks at a fundamental aspect of John’s recommendations for life in the political sphere, namely the role played by moderation - a moderation that is heavily influenced by Roman Stoic ... More


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