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By Naomi Tadmor

This booklet matters the historical past of the relatives in eighteenth-century England. Tadmor offers a brand new interpretation of options of loved ones, relations and kinship via her research of latest language (in diaries, behavior treatises, novels via Richardson and Haywood, and different sources). She emphasizes the significance of the family in developing notions of the relations, and indicates how ties of ''friendship'' shaped very important social, financial and political networks. Her e-book makes a considerable contribution to eighteenth-century background, and may be of worth to all historians and literary students of the interval.

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My whole Family at Church . . as also my Brother and Sister . . – my Family & my Mother Slater dined on a roast Shoulder of Lamb . . — There are many similar examples in the text. In each of them Turner distinguishes between his relations, and the members of his household whom he calls ‘my family’. This distinction also holds when referring to relatives who in modern sociological terms form ‘the nuclear family of origin’ of either Turner or his wife. In the Wrst entry Thomas Turner refers to his visit to his mother’s house.

333–4. …… Richardson, Pamela, ed. Sabor, p. 106. … Haywood, Betsy Thoughtless, p. 535. The changing composition of Thomas Thoughtless’s family is discussed below, pp. 48–50. The concept of the household-family Figure 1 23 The household-family framework speciWcally in these cases, ‘single men’s families’. In present-day terms these deWnitions may sound awkward, and probably none of these units would be referred to today as a ‘family’ except perhaps in a metaphorical sense. Nevertheless, they bear witness to a signiWcant form of social and familial organisation.

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