Mixed Matches [electronic resource] : Trangressive Unions in Germany from the Reformation to the Enlightenment.

The significant changes in early modern German marriage practices included many unions that violated some taboo. That taboo could be theological and involve the marriage of monks and nuns, or refer to social misalliances as when commoners and princes (or princesses) wed. Equally transgressive were u...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Luebke, David M.
Other Authors: Lindemann, Mary
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: New York, NY : Berghahn Books, 2014.
Series:Spektrum (New York, N.Y.)
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Transgressive Unions; Chapter 1
  • ""It Is Not Forbidden that a Man Have More Than One Wife"": Luther's Pastoral Advice on Bigamy and Marriage; Chapter 2
  • Celibacy-Marriage-Unmarriage: The Controversy over Celibacy and Clerical Marriage in the Early Reformation; Chapter 3
  • ""Nothing More than Common Whores and Knaves"": Married Nuns and Monks in the Early German Reformation; Chapter 4
  • Transgressive Unions and Concepts of Honor in Early Modern Defamation Lawsuits; Chapter 5
  • Negotiating Rank in Early Modern Marital Mismatches.
  • Chapter 6
  • Between Conscience and Coercion: Mixed Marriages, Church, Secular Authority, and FamilyChapter 7
  • The Rhetoric of Difference: The Marriage Negotiations between Queen Christina of Sweden and Elector Friedrich Wilhelm of Brandenburg; Chapter 8
  • Mixed Matches and Inter-Confessional Dialogue: The Hanoverian Succession and the Protestant Dynasties of Europe in the Early Eighteenth Century; Chapter 9
  • Transethnic Unions in Early Modern German Travel Literature; Chapter 10
  • The Meaning of Love: Emotion and Kinship in Sixteenth-Century Incest Discourses.
  • Chapter 11
  • Aufklärung, Literature, and Fatherly Love: An Eighteenth-Century Case of IncestAfterword
  • Shifting Boundaries and Boundary Shifters: Transgressive Unions and the History of Marriage in Early Modern Germany; Bibliography; Contributors; Index.