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Do Women Influence Men’s Friendships?

Geoffrey L. Greif

in Buddy System: Understanding Male Friendships

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195326420
eISBN:
9780199893553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326420.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter asks men about their view of women's friendships and how that view affected their own. Only a few men saw women's friendships as a role model; some viewed them as too catty and too high ... More


“Women, like princes, find no real friends”: The Manuscript Tradition and Katherine Philips's Reputation

Penelope Anderson

in Friendship's Shadows: Women's Friendship and the Politics of Betrayal in England, 1640–1705

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748655823
eISBN:
9780748676620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748655823.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter explores the path from Philips's politically engaged women's amicitia to the outright dismissal of women's friendship. It demonstrates the impoverishment of Philips's legacy as her ... More


Friendship's Shadows: Women's Friendship and the Politics of Betrayal in England, 1640–1705

Penelope Anderson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748655823
eISBN:
9780748676620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748655823.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book changes our understanding both of the masculine Renaissance friendship tradition and of the private forms of women's friendship of the eighteenth century and after. It uncovers the latent ... More


Friendship in Narrative

Saul M. Olyan

in Friendship in the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300182682
eISBN:
9780300184228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300182682.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter considers the representation of a number of friendships in biblical narrative, including those of Ruth and Naomi, Jonathan and David, Job and his three comforters, Jephthah’s daughter ... More


Plotting the Suburbs: Popular Fiction and Common Knowledge, 1850s–1870s

Sarah Bilston

in The Promise of the Suburbs: A Victorian History in Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300179330
eISBN:
9780300186369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179330.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Novels set in suburban locales represent a world in flux. Beneath the shifting sands of social mobility run thick strands of apparently common knowledge that reassure readers of continuity with the ... More


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