By Katherine Pickering Antonova
An traditional Marriage examines the day-by-day actions and concepts of the relatives in response to a number of overlapping diaries and casual correspondence by way of the husband, spouse, and son of the kin, in addition to the wife's brother. No such cache of intimate Russian kin records has ever formerly been studied in such intensity. The family's relative obscurity (with no pretensions to popularity, wealth, or impression) and the presence of a woman's deepest files are in particular strange in any context. The publication considers the Chikhachevs' social existence, interpreting conduct, attitudes towards ailment and loss of life, in addition to their marital roles and their reception of significant principles in their time, reminiscent of domesticity, Enlightenment, sentimentalism, and Romanticism.
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