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Family Law in America

Sanford N. Katz

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264346
eISBN:
9780191718502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264346.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

For many years family law was viewed as a study of the regulation of relationships of husband and wife, and parent and child. By the close of the 20th century, basic questions about who should be ... More


Love Stories

Marcia C. Inhorn

in The New Arab Man: Emergent Masculinities, Technologies, and Islam in the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148885
eISBN:
9781400842629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148885.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how husbands' loving commitments toward their wives are a major part of Middle Eastern conjugality and an important feature of emergent masculinities in the region. Even ... More


Marital Correspondence

James Daybell

in Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259915
eISBN:
9780191717437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259915.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter surveys correspondence between spouses, emphasizing the variety and complexity of marital experience, and examining the effects on letters as a source of rising female literacy and ... More


French Romance of the Later Middle Ages: Gender, Morality, and Desire

Rosalind Brown-Grant

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199554140
eISBN:
9780191721069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554140.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Whilst French romances of the 12th and 13th centuries enjoy a privileged place in the literary history of France, romances from the later middle ages have been neglected by modern scholars. In ... More


The Deceived Husband: A Theoretical Introduction

Alison Sinclair

in The Deceived Husband: A Kleinian Approach to the Literature of Infidelity

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151906
eISBN:
9780191672880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151906.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the relationship between two statements as they apply to husbands, but also as they apply to the notion in general of being a man. The first is about the fate of man as husband, ... More


The Farewell Between Husband and Wife: The Politics of Family Feeling

Sarah M. S. Pearsall

in Atlantic Families: Lives and Letters in the Later Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199532995
eISBN:
9780191714443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532995.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter attends to the separation of a husband and a wife during and immediately after the American Revolution, considering what attended those moments when the ‘silken cords’ of marriage were ... More


Summary and Conclusion

Helen Kraus

in Gender Issues in Ancient and Reformation Translations of Genesis 1-4

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199600786
eISBN:
9780191731563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600786.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Church History

This final chapter reviews the study's findings. The translations, particularly the Septuagint, reveal clear allusions to contemporary culture. That said, highly conscientious translators, such as ... More


An English Bible or a Bible in English? William Tyndale, Hebrew Scholarship and the Authorized Version

Helen Kraus

in Gender Issues in Ancient and Reformation Translations of Genesis 1-4

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199600786
eISBN:
9780191731563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600786.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Church History

Chapter Extract: Early Modern Europe saw a rapidly increasing interest in and an unprecedented pursuit of the sensus literalis of the Hebrew Bible. His exile in Europe, due to his ... More


‘she was pleased to leave it to me’ 1

Kate Fisher

in Birth Control, Sex, and Marriage in Britain 1918-1960

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267361
eISBN:
9780191708299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267361.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

Challenging the assumption that women were the driving force behind the decline in family size in Britain, this chapter explores the finding that between the 1920s and the 1950s, it was husbands, not ... More


Slave Merchant

Peter Earle

in The Earles of Liverpool: A Georgian Merchant Dynasty

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381731
eISBN:
9781781382301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381731.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

When William Earle settled in Liverpool after retiring from the sea, his main (but not only) occupation was trading in slaves. This activity has been analysed with the aid of two data-sets, one ... More


The Monuments of Women

Nigel Saul

in English Church Monuments in the Middle Ages: History and Representation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199215980
eISBN:
9780191710001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215980.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Women are shown on effigial monuments either alone or alongside their husbands. The chapter argues that the monuments of women are no less status-conscious than those of their menfolk, with status ... More


The Deceived Husband: A Kleinian Approach to the Literature of Infidelity

Alison Sinclair

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151906
eISBN:
9780191672880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151906.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book studies the representation in European literature of adultery, focusing in particular on the figure of the husband. Drawing on psychoanalysis, and primarily the work of Melanie Klein, it ... More


Recruitment to the Household: (2) Marriage and Incorporation

T. N. Madan

in The Hindu Householder: The T.N. Madan Omnibus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069409
eISBN:
9780199080038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069409.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses recruitment to the Pandit household via marriage and incorporation. It begins with a discussion of the importance and nature of marriage covering the selection of spouses; ... More


Cuckoldry, Honour, and Adultery: The Language of Infidelity

Alison Sinclair

in The Deceived Husband: A Kleinian Approach to the Literature of Infidelity

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151906
eISBN:
9780191672880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151906.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The concept of sexual infidelity is both widespread and ancient. It requires, as a precondition, the concept of sexual fidelity, and further that it has as its context a society in which there is the ... More


Men of Honour

Alison Sinclair

in The Deceived Husband: A Kleinian Approach to the Literature of Infidelity

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151906
eISBN:
9780191672880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151906.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A different, and complementary, view of the wronged husband is presented by the concept of the man of honour. To distinguish in general terms between the two, this chapter highlights the respective ... More


The Adulteress’s Husband

Alison Sinclair

in The Deceived Husband: A Kleinian Approach to the Literature of Infidelity

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151906
eISBN:
9780191672880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151906.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Adulteresses' husbands represented in the nineteenth-century adultery novels discussed in this chapter range through the entire spectrum from cuckold to man of honour, with the majority moving ... More


Men of Distinction

Alison Sinclair

in The Deceived Husband: A Kleinian Approach to the Literature of Infidelity

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151906
eISBN:
9780191672880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151906.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In his discussion of The Winter's Tale, Wilbur Sanders dwells on the unusual fact that Leontes, wrongly suspecting his wife of adultery, and receiving the news that she has died as a result of his ... More


Sense of Echo

Angela Smith

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf: A Public of Two

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183983
eISBN:
9780191674167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183983.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Virginia Woolf’s phrase ‘the queerest sense of echo’ used to describe her relationship with Katherine Mansfield indicates her own awareness of recognising Mansfield as the foreigner within, other but ... More


‘A Great and Able Lawyer’ (1761–69)

Wilfrid Prest

in William Blackstone: Law and Letters in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199550296
eISBN:
9780191720925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550296.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter deals with aspects of Blackstone's domestic, family and private life, his role as husband and father, his diet, alcoholic intake, lack of exercise, and martyrdom to gout. Besides ... More


Economies of Violence: Battery, Neighbourhood Values, and Legal Remedies

Julie Hardwick

in Family Business: Litigation and the Political Economies of Daily Life in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199558070
eISBN:
9780191721038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558070.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter interrogates the economies of family violence as time‐, place‐, rank‐ and gender‐specific. Attitudes towards, and experiences of, violence, as well as material, cultural, and legal ... More


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