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The Puritan Origins of American Sex

Religion, Sexuality, and National Identity in American Literature

by T. Fessenden

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages288
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Open LibraryOL7496214M
ISBN 100415926408
ISBN 109780415926409

  An introduction to our American Literature course and our first period of study, the Puritans.   The first blow job I ever gave (after methodically groping my way past all the bases) was an act of faith. After finally figuring out how to manually manage my boyfriend's strange vestigial organ Author: Annie Auguste.

  I recently reviewed Michael Winship's Godly Republicanism: Puritans, Pilgrims, and a City on a Hill, and thought I would use the occasion to offer a list of 5 all-time great books on the Puritans Author: Thomas Kidd.   And the puritans didn’t even care that much about premarital sex either! Like, they didn’t necessarily *approve* of premarital sex, but in practice many puritan youth did engage in premarital sex, and a good portion married when they were noticeably pregnant, and no one really care that much – generally, as long as the two parents *intended* to get married eventually/once one of them got.

  The famously strait-laced 17th-century sectarians who helped settle America weren’t nearly as priggish as you might think, a leading Puritan scholar says. She is the coeditor of The Puritan Origins of American Sex: Religion, Sexuality, and National Identity in American Literature. "Interdisciplinary in its methods and broad in its reach, Culture and Redemption focuses on literary and non-literary texts drawn from three centuries of American history in order to follow the evolving fates of.


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“The issuing of The Puritan Origins of the American Self, with a fascinating new preface by Sacvan Bercovitch, is an occasion for celebration. A landmark contribution to American studies, the book is also a model, still vital and generative after many years, for any attempt to analyze the ideological dream-life upon which nations are founded.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction: The Puritan origins of American sex / Tracy Fessenden, Nicholas F. Radel, and Magdalena J.

Zaborowska --Wigglesworth, Mather, Starr: witch-hunts and general wickedness in public / Ed Ingebretsen --A Sodom within: historicizing Puritan. Reviews "An intellectual joining of Sacvan Bercovitch's Puritan Origins of the American Self and Michel Foucault's History of Sex [F]amiliar and unfamiliar figures, historical and modern, are revealed in a new light "-- Religious Studies Review "For those who imagine there is nothing more to say about the vexed relations between Puritanism and American sexuality, this richly inflected.

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The Puritan Origins Of American Sex / Edition : $ Sacvan Bercovitch, who is a professor at Harvard University, is probably the most influential critic in American studies today. Tracing the function of rhetoric in American writing from the Puritans through the nineteenth century, Bercovitch has argued that the persuasiveness of rhetoric is in proportion to its capacity to help people act in history.

Puritanism in England (–) Puritanism was a Protestant movement that emerged in 16th-century England with the goal of transforming it into a godly society by reforming or purifying the Church of England of all remaining Roman Catholic teachings and practices.

During the reign of Elizabeth I, Puritans were for the most part tolerated within the established church. Puritanism, a religious reform movement in the late 16th and 17th centuries that was known for the intensity of the religious experience that it fostered.

Puritans’ efforts contributed to both civil war in England and the founding of colonies in America. Learn more about Puritanism, its history, and beliefs. Book Description: "Perhaps the most penetrating examination yet published of 'the sources of our obsessive concern with the meaning of America.'"-Jack P.

Greene,History "The most valuable achievement in colonial American literature since the best work of Perry Miller."-David Levin,William and Mary Quarterly "A brave and brilliant book that is the most significant and far-reaching.

Its Puritan version, however, as represented in the thought of the Anglo-Saxon founders of what became the United States, became a priestly tool in American political culture, justifying the. The origins of the simultaneously maligned and revered notion of "American Exceptionalism" can be found in the earliest Puritan attempts to forge a.

After the 17th cent. the Puritans as a political entity largely disappeared, but Puritan attitudes and ethics continued to exert an influence on American society. They made a virtue of qualities that made for economic success—self-reliance, frugality, industry, and energy—and through them influenced modern social and economic life.

“The chief care of the legislators [in the colonies of New England] was the maintenance of orderly conduct and good morals in the community: thus they constantly invaded the domain of conscience, and there was scarcely a sin which was no subject to magisterial censure.

Magdalena J. Zaborowska: The Puritan Origins of American Sex & Making It: Male Gender and Erotics in Transcultural Narratives My research in the coming academic year will focus on two book manuscripts: a co-edited volume of critical essays on Puritan constructions of sexuality and my own book-in-progress on masculinity, architecture, and transcultural narrative.

“the Puritans and Sex”, Edmund S. Morgan Essay Words 4 Pages “The Puritans and Sex”, Edmund S. Morgan When the Puritan came to the New World after being rejected in England for their beliefs, they knew the demand of perfection in God’s eyes could never be fully accomplish.

The Puritans Liked Sex. In the last two blog posts of our cultural tolerance series, we looked at why God designed sex to be part of marriage. We talked about the sacredness of sex, and the emotional, physical, and psychological damage we do to ourselves by engaging in.

Still Puritan After All These Years. By Matthew Hutson. Aug. 3, These results suggest a tight Puritanical intermingling of work, sex and morality in the American mind. Image. Hellfire Nation: The Politics of Sin in American History, Yale University Press. ISBN M.

Michelle Jarrett Morris, Under Household Government: Sex and Family in Puritan Massachusetts. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Neal, Daniel (). The History of the Puritans. New York: Harper. ISBN The Japanese Journal of American Studies, No. 10 () The Puritan Origins of American Taboo Naoki ONISHI INTRODUCTION “Taboo in American Society” was the title of one of the sessions of the 32nd annual conference of the Japanese Association for American Studies, held at Chiba University in June Under this broad title.Proponents of diversity will get a big boost from this fine book, and dissent will get an intriguing organizing principle." -- The Journal of American History ~~~ "This study offers a new interpretation of the puritan 'Antinomian' controversy and a skilful analysis of .