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The Puritan Family
A Social Study from the Literary Sources



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ISBN 9780367628840
December 16, 2020 Forthcoming by Routledge
210 Pages

 
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Originally published in 1969, this study examines the religious and ethical community which had an immense influence on the spiritual development of the Anglo-American world – the family in Puritan England. The book makes extensive reference to the outstanding literary works of the period and to the Puritan ‘conduct-books’, thus illustrating the Puritan way of thinking and attitude to life and showing the relationship between the development of literary taste and the social class system.

Table of Contents

1. Marriage Under Puritanism 2. Parents and Children Under Puritanism 3. Masters and Servants 4. The Image of the Puritan Family in Literature 5. The Convergence of Aristocratic Bourgeois Culture 6. The Family as a Literary Public 7. Conclusion

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Biography

Levin L. Schücking