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Married Life in the Middle Ages, 900-1300

Elisabeth van Houts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198798897
eISBN:
9780191839542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798897.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

This book contains an analysis of the experience of married life by men and women in Christian medieval Europe c. 900–1300. The focus will be on the social and emotional life of the married couple ... More


1715: High Society: ‘The Winners Pleasure, and the Losers pain’ 1

Isobel Grundy

in Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Comet of the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187653
eISBN:
9780191674730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187653.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Since her marriage Lady Mary's day-to-day activities had been documented while she was away from her husband but mostly hidden while they were together. Only three of her letters to other people are ... More


Dutiful Wives

Anya Jabour

in Scarlett's Sisters: Young Women in the Old South

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831014
eISBN:
9781469605166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887646_jabour.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Young women who accepted a subordinate role in marriage were taking an important step toward accepting the inferior status assigned to elite women in the Old South during the nineteenth century. For ... More


“Linking the Past With the Future”: Origins of the Postwar White Wedding

Karen M. Dunak

in As Long as We Both Shall Love: The White Wedding in Postwar America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737811
eISBN:
9780814764763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737811.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter traces the origins of the postwar white wedding and its evolution into a newly requisite style of wedding celebration. In particular, it examines the shift from a variety of wedding ... More


Marriage Hits Home

Sally L. Kitch

in Contested Terrain: Reflections with Afghan Women Leaders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038709
eISBN:
9780252096648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038709.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter investigates the particulars of Marzia's and Jamila's decisions to marry, the circumstances of their marriages, and the impact of their new status on their professional activities. It ... More


DOMESTIC LIFE —continued.

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter details the process of marriage and engagement in Cairo among the upper classes and middle classes: how a bride is chosen, her dowry, the marriage contract, and celebrations and ... More


David Vogel: Married Life 1929

Glenda Abramson

in 1929: Mapping the Jewish World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720202
eISBN:
9781479878253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720202.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter offers a reading of Haye nisuim (Married Life), a 1929 novel by David Vogel in the Hebrew language and published in Palestine. Married Life exemplifies Vogel's “incorrigible ... More


| 1814 Love and Marriage

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/9780199669264.003.0030
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Ørsted's autobiographic poem on love is quoted and commented. Anders's and Sophie's married life and her relations with Baggesen and Sibbern are characterized. Birgitte Ballum urges Hans Christian to ... More


“Henry Ford’s Model A”/“Married Life Blues”: Oscar Ford Columbia 15437-D

Tony Russell

in Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091187
eISBN:
9780190091217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091187.003.0038
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Oscar Ford, “Henry Ford’s Model A”, “Married Life Blues”, topical songs, Henry Ford, Ku Klux Klan


Feminist Concerns: Charulata (The Lonely Wife, 1964, Dir. Satyajit Ray)

Omar Ahmed

in Studying Indian Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733681
eISBN:
9781800342088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733681.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter surveys the career and legacy of Indian cinema's greatest film-maker, Satyajit Ray. If Raj Kapoor can be credited with popularising Indian cinema around the globe, then Satyajit Ray can ... More


Pagan and Christian Sex Lives in the Roman Empire

Simon Swain

in Fame and Infamy: Essays on Characterization in Greek and Roman Biography and Historiography

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199662326
eISBN:
9780191799174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662326.003.0023
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

It is well known that there was a strong emphasis on married life in the period of the early Roman Empire. Less attention has been paid to advice about types of sexual activity. Christians discussed ... More


Introduction

Karen M. Dunak

in As Long as We Both Shall Love: The White Wedding in Postwar America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737811
eISBN:
9780814764763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737811.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book explores the evolution of the white wedding in the years since World War II and the possibilities it offered its celebrants. Criticized as outdated, rehearsed, and seemingly incapable of ... More


Love, Intimacy and Power: Marriage and Patriarchy in Scotland, 1650–1850

Katie Barclay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084904
eISBN:
9781781702598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084904.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Through an analysis of the correspondence of over one hundred couples from the Scottish elites across the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries, this book explores how ideas around the nature of ... More


Married Life

E. Douglas Bomberger

in MacDowell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199899296
eISBN:
9780190268343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199899296.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes Edward MacDowell's marriage to Marian Nevins on 21 July 1884. Two days after the wedding, the couple sailed to England for a brief honeymoon. They visited Exeter and Bath, and ... More


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