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The Elegiac Passion: Jealousy in Roman Love Elegy

Ruth Rothaus Caston

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925902
eISBN:
9780199980475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925902.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The passions were a topic of widespread interest in antiquity. This is a study on their role in Roman love elegy (1st c. BCE), a genre rife with passions and jealousy in particular. Jealousy does ... More


The Development of Broad Church Sympathies

David Bebbington

in The Mind of Gladstone: Religion, Homer, and Politics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267651
eISBN:
9780191708220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267651.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Although Gladstone never abandoned his attachment to Christian dogma, he developed distinctly Broad Church sympathies in his later years. One reason for this evolution of his views was a reaction ... More


The Battle of Belief

David Bebbington

in The Mind of Gladstone: Religion, Homer, and Politics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267651
eISBN:
9780191708220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267651.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Gladstone waged a campaign against infidelity in his later years. He was unwilling to take up the ground of the Roman Catholic Church of intransigent resistance to modern thought, contending instead ... More


Saudi Arabia

Paul Marshall and Nina Shea

in Silenced: How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes are Choking Freedom Worldwide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812264
eISBN:
9780199919383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812264.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Saudi Arabia has perhaps the broadest blasphemy and apostasy prohibitions. The government uses its position as custodian of Islam's two holiest shrines, Mecca and Medina, to assert that its Wahhabi ... More


Epilogue: Modernity’s Radical Ear and the Sonic Infidelity of Zora Neale Hurston’s Recordings

Roshanak Kheshti

in Modernity'S Ear: Listening to Race and Gender in World Music

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479867011
eISBN:
9781479861125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867011.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The concluding chapter offers an alternate and parallel history of listening to the other in modernity through an examination of recordings made of and by Zora Neale Hurston in various recording ... More


Victory Girls: Sex, Mobility, and Adventure on the Home Front

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the lives of the “victory girls” of World War II—young women who exhibited patriotism by offering sex to servicemen. This relationship defied not only social norms but also the ... 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


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


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


Infidelity

Moshe Almagor

in The Functional Dialectic System Approach to Therapy for Individuals, Couples, and Families

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669554
eISBN:
9781452946894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669554.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter discusses the therapeutic process for a couple involved with infidelity. Infidelity is a violation of the contract between spouses that specifies exclusivity of the relationship. It is ... More


Of Chastity and Modesty

Jonathan Harrison

in Hume's Theory of Justice

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246190
eISBN:
9780191680946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246190.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the following: (1) The duties of men compared with those of nations. (2) Apparent inconsistency in Hume's views resolved. (3) Hume's a priori philosopher a device to emphasize ... More


Female Crimes of Passion

Ruth Harris

in Murders and Madness: Medicine, Law, and Society in the Fin de Siècle

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202592
eISBN:
9780191675430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202592.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on feminine crimes of passion, an investigation which aroused considerable professional and lay commentary. Literally hundreds of murderesses between 1880 and 1910 committed ... More


Sexual Relations from a Communist Standpoint (1928)

N. Glass

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0038
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter indicates a shift in morality regarding sex among eastern European Jews, and the new role played by radical intellectuals as moral arbiters, as illustrated via a letter to Kalman Marmor, ... More


Don’t Look Back in Anger: The Partial Defence of Provocation in Scots Criminal Law

Claire McDiarmid

in Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640706
eISBN:
9780748651450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640706.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Provocation privileges homicidal fury. It allows certain persons who kill in that state to be convicted of culpable homicide rather than murder. It does not do this overtly and it does not, in ... More


“I’m a Much Better Citizen Than If I Were Single”: Remaking Postwar Marriage and Reconfiguring Marital Sexuality

Miriam G. Reumann

in American Sexual Character: Sex, Gender, and National Identity in the Kinsey Reports

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238350
eISBN:
9780520930049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238350.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Postwar Americans concurrently supported marriage as the cornerstone of personal fulfillment and believed it to be in crisis. They endorsed the institution in unprecedented numbers, as the vast ... More


Chapter 16

Xiao Lu

in Dialogue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028122
eISBN:
9789882206816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028122.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the breakup of the author and Lan Jun. It explains that Lan Jun told the author that he wanted to find himself again and concentrate on his art. Lan Jun explained that he did ... More


Intimate Lies and the Law

Jill Elaine Hasday

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190905941
eISBN:
9780190930233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905941.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Suppose you discovered one day that the foundations of your life were shakier than you ever imagined. An intimate relationship that you thought was grounded in trust actually depended on deception. ... More


Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, Vol 7

Mark C Timmons (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198808930
eISBN:
9780191846649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808930.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This series aims to provide, on an annual basis, some of the best contemporary work in the field of normative ethical theory. Each volume features new chapters that contribute to an understanding of ... More


Posthumous Infidelity: Derrida, Levinas and the Third

Derek Attridge

in Reading and Responsibility: Deconstruction's Traces

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640089
eISBN:
9780748652112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640089.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Death was not only a structural principle for Jacques Derrida. There is a double difficulty in attempting to do justice to Emmanuel Levinas's work on responsibility to the other. Derrida's long essay ... More


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