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Civic Fathers of the Poor

Patricia Crawford

in Parents of Poor Children in England 1580-1800

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199204809
eISBN:
9780191709517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204809.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The formulation and implementation of Poor Laws from the late Elizabethan period brought public fatherhood into poor families. ‘Civic fathers’ are men who undertook public roles as fathers of poor ... More


Don't Look Now

Jessica Gildersleeve

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325482
eISBN:
9781800342323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325482.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Nicolas Roeg's Don't Look Now (1973) has been called “a ghost story for adults.” Certainly, in contrast to the more explicitly violent and bloodthirsty horror films of the 1970s, Don't Look Now seems ... More


Was the Traditional East European Jewish Family in the Recent Past Patriarchal?

Shaul Stampfer

in Families, Rabbis and Education: Essays on Traditional Jewish Society in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774853
eISBN:
9781800340909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774853.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter assesses whether the traditional Jewish family in eastern Europe in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries was patriarchal. In traditional east European Jewish families, authority over ... More


Introduction

in Fathers, Daughters, and Slaves: Women Writers and French Colonial Slavery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318467
eISBN:
9781846317828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317828.001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In the early years of the early nineteenth century, a group of French women used their fiction to defend slaves. This book explores how these women writers depicted themselves, their biological and ... More


Being Sold into the Demimonde

Nina Kushner

in Erotic Exchanges: The World of Elite Prostitution in Eighteenth-Century Paris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451560
eISBN:
9780801470691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451560.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter chronicles how kept woman Louise de la Tour (née Devaux) hid from her patron, Captain Dargent. Louise hid in the house of madam Fleurance, complaining of the abusive behavior of both ... More


The World as a Mirror: Narcissism, “Malaise,” and the Middle-Class Family

Natasha Zaretsky

in No Direction Home: The American Family and the Fear of National Decline, 1968-1980

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830949
eISBN:
9781469604428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867808_zaretsky.9
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter revisits the intellectual debate about national decline in America at the end of the 1970s, with special reference to the claim made by historian Christopher Lasch that the nation had ... More


The Daughter in the Father: The Revolutionary Aspect of III.3

Sheldon Brivic

in Joyce's Allmaziful Plurabilities: Polyvocal Explorations of Finnegans Wake

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061542
eISBN:
9780813051451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061542.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In his analysis of III.3, Sheldon Brivic explains the chapter’s confusing multivocal interrogations through a structure of nesting: the daughter is nested in the father, who is nested in the son ... More


Uniting Black and White Families: Sophie Doin

in Fathers, Daughters, and Slaves: Women Writers and French Colonial Slavery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318467
eISBN:
9781846317828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317828.006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on Sophie Elisabeth Doin, an abolitionist writer who upheld the cause of the downtrodden, including blacks, throughout her life. It examines how she maintains the delicate ... More


Introduction

in A Rule for Children and Other Writings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226648316
eISBN:
9780226648347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648347.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Jacqueline Pascal's writings present her model of education for women, rooted in her direction of the convent school at Port–Royal. They defend the right to pursue a vocation against paternal ... More


The Novel of Sensibility in the 1780s

Caroline Franklin

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 2: English and British Fiction 1750-1820

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199574803
eISBN:
9780191869747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199574803.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter studies the novels of sensibility in the 1780s. The philosophy of John Locke, Anthony Ashley Cooper, third Earl of Shaftesbury, Adam Smith, and Francis Hutcheson had influenced the first ... More


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