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Enlightened virginity in the eighteenth-century

by Corrinne Harol

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Virginity in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCorrinne Harol.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR448.V55 H37 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3431945M
    ISBN 101403974942
    LC Control Number2005057926

    First published in - my copy is a Mentor Books paperback priced at $ - this is a fine collection of key philosophical works from the Eighteenth Century. The longest selections are from the works of Locke, Berkeley, and Hume, but there are intriguing comments on other philosophers of the age/5(7). Enlightenment: term applied to the mainstream of thought of 18th-century Europe and America. Background and Basic Tenets. The scientific and intellectual developments of the 17th century-the discoveries of Isaac Newton, the rationalism of Réné Descartes, the skepticism of Pierre Bayle, the pantheism of Benedict de Spinoza, and the empiricism of Francis Bacon and John Locke-fostered the.

    The Long Eighteenth Century was the Age of Revolutions, including the first sexual revolution. In this era, sexual toleration began and there was a marked increase in the discussion of morality, extra-marital sex, pornography and same-sex relationships in both print and visual culture media.   Most of the Enlightened monarchs supported the Enlightenment as long as it was convenient. Take Catherine II of Russia - she invited Enlightenment thinkers to her court this did NOT mean she'd end serfdom. Germany was a bunch of little states. Some were Catholic. Some were Protestant. Some were Enlightened. Some were positively medieval.

    Books on LibraryThing tagged 18th-century erotic fiction. This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. 1. Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne (–67). Sterne promises the “life and opinions” of his protagonist. Yet halfway through the fourth volume of nine, we are still in the first day of the hero’s life thanks to marvelous digressions and what the narrator calls “unforeseen stoppages” —detailing the quirky habits of his eccentric family members and their friends.


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John Vignaux Smyth Portland State University CORRINNE HAROL. Enlightened Virginity in Eighteenth-Century Literature. New York: Palgrave, Pp. viii ⫹ $ Ms. Harol explores virginity’s value, its construction, and its relation to other major issues typical of the period, such as the rise of the middle class and of the novel.

Enlightened virginity in eighteenth-century literature [electronic resource] / Corrinne Harol. Alternative titles: Novel virgins. Main author: Harol, Corrinne. Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Format: eBook Edition: 1st ed. Online access: Connect to electronic book via.

Looking at popular media's portrayal of virginity, including Twilight and True Blood, each article in Virgin Envy is succinct but impactful. They also cover many cultures, such as Bollywood, and many gender and sexual orientations. *Got a free copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest s: 1.

And what about male and queer virginity. Issues of commodification, postcoloniality, and religious diversity are also addressed.

"An ambitious, wide-ranging, and eclectic collection. " Corrinne Harol, Enlightened Virginity in Eighteenth-Century Literature. Virginity and chastity are crucial for women but not for men because, according to Johnson, “the man imposes no bastards on his wife.” 1 Female chastity assures men that the children who bear their names and inherit their property are in truth their legitimate progeny, and thus that inheritance, or “worth,” will follow biology, or.

This book was one of many travel books published during the Enlightenment. Some intellectuals believed that the people he wrote about were "noble savages", much happier than Europeans, and began to evaluate their own culture in relation to others (cultural relativism).

"Virgin Envy provides a welcome addition to the new subfield of virginity studies with an intrepid array of old and new, Western and non-Western, virgins and virginities. Any reader not yet convinced of the topic's ongoing and broad-based socio-cultural pertinence has but to open this book." Hanne Blank, author of Virgin: The Untouched History.

Corrinne Harol, Enlightened Virginity in Eighteenth-Century Literature Jonathan Allan is Canada Research Chair in Queer Theory and Assistant Professor of Gender and Women's Studies and English and Creative Writing at Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba.

He gained extreme fame by popularizing Newton's scientific discoveries in his book "Elements of the Philosophy of Newton." French, perhaps greatest Enlightenment thinker. Deist. Mixed glorification and reason with an appeal for better individuals and institutions. Wrote Candide.

Believed enlightened despot best form of government. eighteenth-century France.5 The category of gender has been central to much of the work on new, enlightened, ways of thinking.

The scientific revolution, ethnographic and medical disciplines, for example, were partly built upon - and reinforced- notions of. THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY Hargraves, Matthew. Candidates for Fame: The Society of Artists of Great Britain – Enlightened Virginity in Eighteenth-Century Literature.

Eighteenth-Century Fiction publishes articles in both English and French on all aspects of imaginative prose in the period –, but will also examine papers on late 17th-century or early 19th-century fiction, particularly when the works are discussed in connection with the eighteenth century.

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During the eighteenth century, the Enlightenment emerged as a social, philosophical, political, and literary movement that espoused rational thought and methodical observation of the world. The term "Enlightenment" refers to the belief by the movement's contributors that they were leaving behind the dark ignorance and blind belief that.

It was the buildup toward a climax: the eighteenth century, the Age of Enlightenment. For the first time in modern history, an authentic respect for reason became the mark of an entire culture; the trend that had been implicit in the centuries-long crusade of a handful of innovators now swept the West explicitly, reaching and inspiring educated.

The Early Enlightenment: The Enlightenment’s important 17th-century precursors included the Englishmen Francis Bacon and Thomas Hobbes, the Frenchman René Descartes and the key. 'Peers into the messy, tangled world of virginity via examinations of Twilight, True Blood, Tahrir Square activism, and Bollywood.' Broadly ‘Ambitious, wide-ranging, and eclectic.’ Corrinne Harol, author of Enlightened Virginity in Eighteenth-Century Literature ‘Smart and au courant.’ Hanne Blank, author of Virgin: The Untouched History.corrinne harol, author of enlightened virginity in eighteenth-century literature From the medieval romance to Bollywood films to T rue Blood, the essays in this collection set out to destabilize.In this book Katherine Binhammer surveys seduction narratives from the late eighteenth century within the context of the new ideal of marriage-for-love and shows how these tales tell varying stories of women's emotional and sexual lives.

Drawing on new historicism, feminism, and narrative theory, Binhammer argues that the seduction narrative.