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Published: 04 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393948-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9394-8
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397298-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9729-8
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397298-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9729-8
Series: New Americanists
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384199-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8419-9
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005292-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0529-2
...4. Polygamy USA V I S I B I L I T Y, C H A R I S M AT I C E V I L , A N D G E N D E R P R O G R E S S I V I S M There are prob ably a lot of you who don t get why there s such a knee- jerk revulsion toward polygamy in the modern world. After all, if anyone can marry whom they choose, what s wrong...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005292-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0529-2
... with high collars buttoned up to their The (Televised, Polygamous) Closet 121 chins. These vestigial folk haunt the edges of film and tele vi sion fare such as Big Love (2006 11), Follow the Prophet (2009), Polygamy USA (2013), and the 19th Wife (novel 2009, tv movie 2010). According to these mediated...
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By Brenda R. Weber
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005292-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0529-2
..., 153, 157, 160; and his wives without him, 149f, 156 57. See also Sister Wives Brown, Meri, 13, 122, 156, 310n1; and business platforms, 136 37; and catfish scandal, 128; and in- fertility, 158; and privacy, 258; and sexual economy of polygamy, 146, 152 53, 154 55, 257 58 Brown, Robyn, 13, 122, 129...
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By Brenda R. Weber
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005292-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0529-2
... of the primary draws for in- vestigators who are considering conversion. Yet mediated Mormonism plays fast and loose with just what is involved in the forever family, particularly its ties to polygamy. For instance, Charly (Weyland 1980) is a hugely famous young adult novel that was made into an equally popu lar...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005292-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0529-2
... them lived under an agreement of tolerance between law enforcement and prac ti tion- ers of polygamy, basically allowing those in plural marriage to be free of prosecution if they lived a quiet life. Airing their twenty- two pairs of dirty underwear on international tele vi sion was living a bit too...
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By Brenda R. Weber
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005292-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0529-2
... Networking in Con temporary Mor- mon Polygyny. New York: Oxford University Press. Bennion, Janet. 2012. Polygamy in Primetime: Media, Gender, and Politics in Mormon Fundamentalism. Boston: Brandeis University Press. Bentley, Paul, and Rachel Quigley. 2011. Jurors Weep as Court Hears Twisted Tape of Sexual...
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By Brenda R. Weber
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005292-345
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0529-2
.... Entertainment and Media. 2018. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints, accessed October 17. https www . lds . org / youth / for - the - strength - of - youth / entertainment - and - media ? lang = eng. Church website. Escaping Polygamy. 2014 pre sent. rivr Media. Real ity tv series. Escaping the Prophet...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005292-1
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0529-2
... to sacred endowment ceremonies to the wearing of garments to the forging of documents. The tele vi sion show might still make sense if a viewer does not recognize the ghostly apparition of Emma Smith (church founder Joseph Smith s first and only legal wife, who was adamantly op- posed to polygamy...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005292-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0529-2
... suppressed sexuality to other forms of non- normative intimacy, expressly Mormon polygamy. This trope also aligns the sexual perversions of queer love and polygamy. In both the novel and film version of Latter Days, for example, a scene depicts the protagonist Aaron s disciplinary council, or court of love...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005292-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0529-2
... tionship. In this brief scene to establish characterological depth, a woman is depicted as the wide- eyed and manipulated castoff of a Mormon polygamy sect, clearly the sexual economy of polygamous fundamentalism standing as a gateway to other forms of non- normative sexuality. As I have noted, often...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373162-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7316-2
... This chapter examines an incident of Diné resistance in 1913 to U.S. federal agents’ attempts to criminalize and punish traditional forms of marriage and sexuality, including polygamy and non-heterosexuality. It shows how over time the Diné have come to conflate nation(hood) with family...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004424-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
... to the institution of polygamy, which forced many women to share a man. Even with strict punishment, it was almost impossible to keep the women from adultery: They are con- tinually contriving how to gain a Lover, and would rather sufer Death than forbear the delicious Sin. The men, however, were afraid of being...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-066
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... in the British army in India. Women-related issues would emerge again in the latter half of the century, when the subjects of polygamy and child marriage gured in the legislature, but for Bentinck, the abolition of sati was a considered response to the authority of a newly established legal/moral precedent...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-034
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... was Aneaso. Although my native land is a heathen land, and though my father was a heathen, and polygamy is generally preva- lent, I can distinctly remember, that my father only lived with the above mentioned Dirinejah, with whom he had 4 children, three daughters, and myself was the only son. As an only Son...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005292-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0529-2
... of people in an endless afterlife. Or what do you do with the circumstances of modern living like divorce? Or whose family do you belong to most? These things become a bit trickier, too, when the ghosts of polygamy are thrown in. Those who are sealed in the temple learn a special language, a Priesthood...