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Aesthetics of Emotions and Affective Bonds: Monastic Recruitment in Two Sri Lankan Villages

Jeffrey Samuels

in Attracting the Heart: Social Relations and the Aesthetics of Emotion in Sri Lankan Monastic Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833855
eISBN:
9780824870041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833855.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the roles that aesthetics and affective bonds play in influencing and determining the kinds of lifelong choices that people make toward the sangha and society. It posits that ... More


Temple Building as Social Service: Family, Community, and Emotion

Jeffrey Samuels

in Attracting the Heart: Social Relations and the Aesthetics of Emotion in Sri Lankan Monastic Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833855
eISBN:
9780824870041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833855.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter investigates the enterprise of temple building as a form of social service. Focusing on two temples that were reestablished in 2003 and 2004, it maintains that, far from being founded on ... More


How the Other Half Loved: A Saloonkeeper'S Daughter in the Company of Women

Axel Nissen

in Manly Love: Romantic Friendship in American Fiction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226586663
eISBN:
9780226586687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226586687.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter introduces the topic of female romantic friendship in nineteenth-century American literature. In an ex-centric approach, it takes Drude Krog Janson's novel A Saloonkeeper's Daughter ... More


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