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Fashioning adultery [electronic resource] : gender, sex, and civility in England, 1660-1740 / David M. Turner.

By: Turner, David M, 1972-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Past and present publications: Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xii, 236 p.).ISBN: 0511041233 (electronic bk.); 9780511041235 (electronic bk.); 0511047045; 9780511047046; 0511119054 (electronic bk.); 9780511119057 (electronic bk.); 9780521792448 (hbk.); 0521792444 (hbk.); 9780511496103 (electronic bk.); 0511496109 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Adultery -- England -- History | England -- Social life and customs -- 17th century | England -- Social life and customs -- 18th century | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Marriage | Adulterio Inglaterra Historia | Inglaterra Vida social y costumbres | Buitenechtelijke relaties | Tekstanalyse | Literatur | Ehebruch | Englisch | EnglandGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fashioning adultery.DDC classification: 306.73/6/0942 Other classification: 15.70 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Note on the text; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Language, sex and civility; 2. Marital advice and moral prescription; 3. Cultures of cuckoldry; 4. Sex, death and betrayal: adultery and murder; 5. Sex, proof and suspicion: adultery in the church courts; 6. Criminal conversation; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index;
Summary: This book provides the first major survey of representations of adultery in later seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century England. Bringing together a wide variety of literary and legal sources it charts and explains crucial shifts in perceptions of marital infidelity and the development of a more rational understanding of adultery.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-228) and index.

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Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Note on the text; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Language, sex and civility; 2. Marital advice and moral prescription; 3. Cultures of cuckoldry; 4. Sex, death and betrayal: adultery and murder; 5. Sex, proof and suspicion: adultery in the church courts; 6. Criminal conversation; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index;

This book provides the first major survey of representations of adultery in later seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century England. Bringing together a wide variety of literary and legal sources it charts and explains crucial shifts in perceptions of marital infidelity and the development of a more rational understanding of adultery.

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Fashioning adultery by Turner, David M., ©2002
Fashioning adultery by Turner, David M., ©2002
Fashioning adultery by Turner, David M., ©2002
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