1. Love among the Ruins
2. The We of Me: The Member of the Wedding’s Novel Alliances
3. “That Troth Which Failed to Plight”: Race, the Wedding, and Kin Aesthetics in Absalom, Absalom!
4. “A Diabolical Circle for the Divell to Daunce In”: Foundational Weddings and the Problem of Civil Marriage
5. Honeymoon with a Stranger: Private Couplehood and the Making of the National Subject
6. The Immediate Country, or, Heterosexuality in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction