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The Resource Searching the heart : women, men, and romantic love in nineteenth-century America, Karen Lystra

Searching the heart : women, men, and romantic love in nineteenth-century America, Karen Lystra

Label
Searching the heart : women, men, and romantic love in nineteenth-century America
Title
Searching the heart
Title remainder
women, men, and romantic love in nineteenth-century America
Statement of responsibility
Karen Lystra
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Awards note
Western Association of Women Historians Frances Richardson Keller-Sierra Prize winner (1990).
Cataloging source
CUD
Dewey number
392/.4
Index
index present
LC call number
GT2703
LC item number
.L97 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Searching the heart : women, men, and romantic love in nineteenth-century America, Karen Lystra
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First issued as an Oxford University Press paperback, 1992"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-328) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The "pen is the tongue of the absent" : reading and writing nineteenth-century love letters -- Falling in love : individualism and the romantic self -- "Lie still and think of the empire" : sexuality in Victorian courtship and marriage -- Secrecy, sin and sexual enticement : the integration of public and private life worlds -- Blurring separate spheres : sex-role boundaries and behavior -- Testing romantic love : Victorian courtship rituals and the dramas of private life -- Husbands and wives : duty-bound roles and unaccountable love -- Not for God only : patriarchy, religion, and romantic love -- Notes -- Manuscript collections
Control code
263927430
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 336 pages
Isbn
9780195074765
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Stephen Harrigan, 2016 (Access. No. 2016-077). Paperbound.
System control number
(OCoLC)263927430
Label
Searching the heart : women, men, and romantic love in nineteenth-century America, Karen Lystra
Link
Publication
Note
"First issued as an Oxford University Press paperback, 1992"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-328) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The "pen is the tongue of the absent" : reading and writing nineteenth-century love letters -- Falling in love : individualism and the romantic self -- "Lie still and think of the empire" : sexuality in Victorian courtship and marriage -- Secrecy, sin and sexual enticement : the integration of public and private life worlds -- Blurring separate spheres : sex-role boundaries and behavior -- Testing romantic love : Victorian courtship rituals and the dramas of private life -- Husbands and wives : duty-bound roles and unaccountable love -- Not for God only : patriarchy, religion, and romantic love -- Notes -- Manuscript collections
Control code
263927430
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 336 pages
Isbn
9780195074765
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Stephen Harrigan, 2016 (Access. No. 2016-077). Paperbound.
System control number
(OCoLC)263927430

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