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Portraits of Marriage in Literature (Essays in Literature Book)

Anne C. Hargrove

Portraits of Marriage in Literature (Essays in Literature Book)

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Published by Western Illinois University .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology - Marriage & Family,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11498310M
    ISBN 100934312052
    ISBN 109780934312059
    OCLC/WorldCa11750027

    A study of the theory and practice of seventeenth-century Dutch group portraits, Manhood, Marriage, and Mischief offers an account of the genre’s comic and ironic features, which it treats as comments on the social context of portrait sitters who are husbands and householders as well as members of civic and proto-military organizations. Some of the female characters in the book have considered marriage to be part of their plan to raise financially to a higher status in the society. In the society of Pride and Prejudice the words “possession” and “good fortune” present the true reasons why a man is “in want of a wife” (5). Uncommon Arrangements: Seven Portraits of Married Life in London Literary Circles, – The book's title is apt, for some of the unions . PORTRAITS OF A MARRIAGE by Sandor Marai Book Quote: “Love is a monstrous selfishness.” Book Review: Review by Doug Bruns ( ) They say there are two sides to every story. In the case of Portraits of a Marriage, there are three. There is the story of the erstwhile housekeeper cum second wife, Judit; the pragmatic and loving first.


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Sándor Márais Portraits of a Marriage (Trans. from the Hungarian by George Szirtes, Knopf, ) I had read Embers, The Rebels, Memoir of Hungary, Esthers Inheritance, and the French edition of The Confessions of a Bourgeois (the English version is yet to come) by Márai, and I am a big admirer of his, but I didnt expect to be so impressed by Portraits of a Marriage, his latest 4/5.

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