By Katherine Pickering Antonova
An usual Marriage examines the day-by-day actions and ideas of the family members in accordance with a number of overlapping diaries and casual correspondence via the husband, spouse, and son of the family members, in addition to the wife's brother. No such cache of intimate Russian relations records has ever formerly been studied in such intensity. The family's relative obscurity (with no pretensions to repute, wealth, or impression) and the presence of a woman's deepest records are in particular strange in any context. The ebook considers the Chikhachevs' social existence, interpreting conduct, attitudes towards sickness and dying, in addition to their marital roles and their reception of significant principles in their time, comparable to domesticity, Enlightenment, sentimentalism, and Romanticism.
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An Ordinary Marriage: The World of a Gentry Family in Provincial Russia by Katherine Pickering Antonova