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Author Heyrman, Christine Leigh, author.

Title Doomed romance : broken hearts, lost souls, and sexual tumult in nineteenth-century America / Christine Leigh Heyrman.

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2021.

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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  92 Tenney,M HEY    Available
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Description xvii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The world before her -- The redeemer's children -- Patriarchs under pressure -- Satisfaction -- A coquette? -- You belong to me -- Like a virgin -- The butterfly -- The sorcerer's apprentice.
Summary "A study of sexual politics in 19th century New England through the life of one woman"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Tenney, Martha T. Parker, 1804-1876.
Tenney, Thomas, 1798-1873.
Gridley, Elnathan, 1796-1827.
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
Christian women -- United States -- Biography.
Women teachers -- United States -- Biography.
Missionaries' spouses -- United States -- Biography.
Missionaries -- United States -- Biography.
Christian biography -- United States.
Evangelicalism -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- United States.
Sex role -- Religious aspects -- Congregational Churches.
Sex role -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Women -- United States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
New England -- Religious life and customs.
United States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
ISBN 9780525655572 (hardcover)
0525655573

 
    
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