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Advice Manuals, Informative Works, and Instructional Articles

Kate Flint

in The Woman Reader 1837–1914

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121855
eISBN:
9780191671357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121855.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The status and function of the advice manual changed only slowly during the nineteenth century. In its manifestations early in the period it may ... More


Travelling Texts: The Legal–Lay Interface in The Highway Code

Bethan L. Davies

in Legal-Lay Communication: Textual Travels in the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746842
eISBN:
9780199345052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746842.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Describing it as ‘a curious beast’, Bethan Davies chronicles the textual travels of the Highway Code as it migrates back and forth between the categories of legal document and lay advice manual. The ... More


Advice Manuals and Social Commentary

George Meredith

in Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside, with Poems and Ballads

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300173178
eISBN:
9780300189100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300173178.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores the many themes and emotions—angst, jealousy, fear, and other emotives—surrounding “Modern Love” through the context and environment portrayed in the advice manuals and conduct ... More


Making an Impression: The Display of Maps in Sixteenth-Century Italian Homes

Genevieve Carlton

in Worldly Consumers: The Demand for Maps in Renaissance Italy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226255316
eISBN:
9780226255453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255453.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter reconstructs the interior of Italian homes to show how Italians used the domestic display of maps to craft a cosmopolitan identity. Drawing on household inventories, which list the ... More


Manual Labor: Pregnancy As Partnership

Amanda C. Seaman

in Writing Pregnancy in Low-Fertility Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824859886
eISBN:
9780824872960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824859886.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The twenty-first century canonical pregnancy in Japan is one where from the moment of conception the incipient mother is molded internally and externally by both the medical profession and the advice ... More


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