Katz has pointed out, the evolution of the connotative power of friendship “is but one aspect of the changing social forms of love and hate, the social history of emotion, the sociology of sensibility—the study of the quality of human lives at a particular time, in a particular society” (452).
References and Suggested Readings
Katz, Jonathan. Gay American History: Lesbians and Gay Men in the U.S.A. New York: Harper, 1976.
Smith-Rosenberg, Carroll. “The Female World of Love and Ritual: Relations Between Women in Nineteenth-Century America.” The Signs Reader. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1975. 27-55.
Lisa R. Williams
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Book title: Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature.
Contributors: Kathy J. Whitson - Author.
Publisher: Greenwood Press.
Place of publication: Westport, CT.
Publication year: 2004.
Page number: 95.
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