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January–November 1793: Marie-Jeanne in Love

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0027
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the love affair responsible for the breakdown of the Roland marriage. In late 1792, Marie-Jeanne Roland falls in love with a Girondin deputy and he with her. His identity is ... More


Poetic Affairs: Celan, Grunbein, Brodsky

Michael Eskin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758314
eISBN:
9780804786812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758314.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book deals with the complex interface between literature and life through the prism of the lives and works of three poets: the German-Jewish poet and Holocaust survivor, Paul Celan (1920–1970); ... More


Romantic Love and the Denial of Difference: Friedrich Schlegel and Dorothea Veit

Katja Garloff

in Mixed Feelings: Tropes of Love in German Jewish Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704963
eISBN:
9781501706011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704963.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter moves into the early Romantic period, when the increased social interaction between Jews and Christians in the Romantic salons led to much-discussed interfaith love affairs that found ... More


Toward the Present and the Future: Gershom Scholem, Hannah Arendt, Barbara Honigmann

Katja Garloff

in Mixed Feelings: Tropes of Love in German Jewish Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704963
eISBN:
9781501706011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704963.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter shows that even Scholem's “Jews and Germans,” despite its explicit rejection of the past Jewish love for things German, relies on tropes of love to conjure the possibility of a future ... More


Collaborations: Love and War in the Heat of the Day

Allan Hepburn

in Intrigue: Espionage and Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104981
eISBN:
9780300148480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104981.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines Elizabeth Bowen's The Heat of the Day, where a woman is implicated in a love affair with a spy. She is recruited via her sentiments, not via her rational beliefs, which ... More


Elegance and Compassion in Heian Japan

William M. Reddy

in The Making of Romantic Love: Longing and Sexuality in Europe, South Asia, and Japan, 900-1200 CE

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226706269
eISBN:
9780226706283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226706283.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines the understanding of sexual partnerships and the practice of love in Heian Japan (794–1185). For aristocrats of the Heian period, sexual partnerships, insofar as these were ... More


Gouverneur Morris: An Independent Life

William Howard Adams

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099805
eISBN:
9780300127041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099805.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book is a biography of one of the most colorful and least well-known of the founding fathers. A plain-spoken, racy patrician who distrusted democracy but opposed slavery and championed freedom ... More


An Alternative to the Classical Form: Neorealism and Modernism

András Bálint Kovács

in Screening Modernism: European Art Cinema, 1950–1980

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226451633
eISBN:
9780226451664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451664.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

If film noir can be regarded as a deviation from the classical narrative, Italian neorealism offered other elements for a real alternative to it. Italian neorealism was a complex cultural phenomenon ... More


Love Is Divine

William C. Carter

in Proust in Love

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108125
eISBN:
9780300134889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108125.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter talks about the culmination of Marcel Proust's long quest both in love and in the writing of In Search of Lost Time. At the beginning of his transposing of his love affairs and ... More


The Promenade of Monsieur de Montaigne—for Himself

in Apology for the Woman Writing and Other Works

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226305554
eISBN:
9780226305264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305264.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The Promenade of Monsieur de Montaigne is a work of fiction that delivers the standard elements in profusion, beginning with an exotic setting (ancient Persia) and a beautiful princess (Alinda) ... More


Estelle Oldham's Mississippi Frontier Family

Judith L. Sensibar

in Faulkner and Love: The Women Who Shaped His Art

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115031
eISBN:
9780300142433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115031.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the Mississippi frontier family of Estelle Oldham, William Faulkner's wife. It describes Lem and Lida Oldham's extreme demands on their eldest daughter Estelle and her need to ... More


The Most Terrifying City in the World

Deirdre David

in Olivia Manning: A Woman at War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199609185
eISBN:
9780191803598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199609185.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter starts by describing that in late 1934, with an introduction from one of her father's naval friends and despite a high level of unemployment in the capital, Olivia Manning finally found ... More


Double Murder in Cretone Castle

in Love & Death in Renaissance Italy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226112589
eISBN:
9780226112602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226112602.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter portrays the story of the Savelli double murder, which is by design no less formal than a sixteenth-century castle garden, with its thyme and marjoram, dill and sage, arugula and mint, ... More


Men and Other Travails

Andrew L. Erdman

in Queen of Vaudeville: The Story of Eva Tanguay

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449703
eISBN:
9780801465727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449703.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes Eva Tanguay's relationship with a mysterious suitor, the so-called Wanderer. Eva's love affair with the man was a dizzying detour from her usual love-'em-and-leave-'em routine. ... More


An Old Love

Phyllis Birnbaum

in Manchu Princess, Japanese Spy: The Story of Kawashima Yoshiko, the Cross-Dressing Spy Who Commanded Her Own Army

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152181
eISBN:
9780231526340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152181.003.0026
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on Yamaga Tōru, Kawashima Yoshiko's first love. Yamaga reenters the story in China around the time that Yoshiko was managing her restaurant in Tianjin. He had adapted to changing ... More


Jane Gillooly (on Suitcase of Love and Shame)

Scott MacDonald

in Avant-Doc: Intersections of Documentary and Avant-Garde Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199388707
eISBN:
9780199388745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388707.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

When she learned that an item called “Suitcase of Love and Shame” was available on Ebay, Jane Gillooly jumped at the chance to see what might be in that suitcase. The audio tapes she discovered there ... More


Introduction

in Apology for the Woman Writing and Other Works

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226305554
eISBN:
9780226305264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305264.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Marie le Jars de Gournay's only work of fiction, the raison d'être of her first published volume, falls under the generic rubric of histoire tragique. The forerunner of the Gothic form, the histoire ... More


To the Center of Things

James Dempsey

in The Tortured Life of Scofield Thayer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049267
eISBN:
9780813050096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049267.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Dial moved from Chicago to New York in 1918 and got into financial trouble. Thayer, having loaned the magazine a good deal of money, became the owner along with James Sibley Watson, a Harvard ... More


| 1805 | 1805 Rivalry and Love

Dan C. Christensen

in Hans Christian Ørsted: Reading Nature's Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669264
eISBN:
9780191748745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669264.003.0018
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Ørsted meets considerable opposition from professor Bugge at the University and considers seeking a professorship in Germany, possibly Munich to work together with Ritter. Ørsted's natural philosophy ... More


“My Hispanism Was Only a Symptom”

in Empire on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311826
eISBN:
9781846315268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311826.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Wolf-Man came to Sigmund Freud in February of 1910 and stayed until June of 1914. His own story was implied on what he already knew to have been written about him. The pictures in a children's ... More


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