Asking Angela Macnamara: An Intimate History of Irish Lives

Asking Angela Macnamara: An Intimate History of Irish Lives

by Paul Ryan
     
 

Using the letters published by popular Sunday Press agony aunt Angela Macnamara between 1963 and 1980, this fascinating book offers a unique insight into intimate relationships within family life in Ireland. It charts how dating and married couples negotiated a new understanding of their intimate and sexual lives, and shows how women rejected relationships where sex…  See more details below

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Using the letters published by popular Sunday Press agony aunt Angela Macnamara between 1963 and 1980, this fascinating book offers a unique insight into intimate relationships within family life in Ireland. It charts how dating and married couples negotiated a new understanding of their intimate and sexual lives, and shows how women rejected relationships where sex was a duty within marriage as opposed to an expression of love.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716530398
Publisher:
Irish Academic Press
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Pages:
238

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