Picking Wedlock

Author: Shifra Armon

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742507739

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 252

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In Picking Wedlock, Shifra Armon illuminates the remarkable convergence of three women novelists of Spain's Golden Age: Maria de Zayas, Mariana de Carvahal, and Leonor de Meneses. Armon considers these extraordinary writers together for the first time, appraising them in relationship to the historical and literary nexus that gave impetus to the publication of their work.

"Wedlock's the Devil"

Author: George Gordon Byron Baron Byron

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674089440

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 382

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In this volume Byron corresponds with writers such as Thomas Moore, Coleridge, Leigh Hunt, and "Monk" Lewis; and with John Murray about the publication of The Corsair, Lara, and The Hebrew Melodies. The crucial events of his private life at this time are his engagement to Anabella Milbanke and their marriage early in 1815.

Bound in Wedlock

Author: Tera W. Hunter

Publisher: Belknap Press

ISBN: 0674237455

Category: African Americans

Page: 417

View: 1705


Tera W. Hunter offers the first comprehensive history of African American marriage in the nineteenth century and into the Jim Crow era. She reveals the practical ways couples adopted, adapted, or rejected White Christian ideas of marriage, creatively setting their own standards for conjugal relationships under conditions of uncertainty and cruelty.--

Out-of-wedlock Births

Author: Mark Abrahamson

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275956653

Category: Social Science

Page: 188

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Provides an overview of out-of-wedlock births in the United States from a comparative and historical perspective.

The Ethics of Hegel

Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Ethics

Page: 248

View: 9092


Social Issues in America

Author: James Ciment

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317459717

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 2056

View: 7935


More than 150 key social issues confronting the United States today are covered in this eight-volume set: from abortion and adoption to capital punishment and corporate crime; from obesity and organized crime to sweatshops and xenophobia.