Within this context, I argue that The Blithedale Romance is, in fact, more radical than it first appears: despite his sexual conservatism, Hawthorne aligned his novel with the concerns of free-love activists, particularly on the subject of marriage.
As John Spurlock argues in Free Love, the reputation of Fourier became increasingly tainted by association with the free-love movement (72).
Passet makes a strong cause that the free-love movement was connected not only to famed urban reformers like Victoria Woodhull, but also that many of its adherents were located in farming areas and small towns and were drawn from nonelite and working-class backgrounds.
In thus limiting her range, Passet follows previous free-love scholars, who have rarely gone beyond the nineteenth century--or the United States.
by the desire to abolish Christian marriage and introduce in its place what is called FREE-LOVE
The West Village, or Greenwich Village, is a lovely section of the City, with old houses, charming shops, winding streets, and a history of Arts, Artists, free-love
, intellectuals in coffee shops, Bohemia -- the closest thing we had to Europe.
Like Darwinian theories of evolution, like Sigmund Freud's and Alfred Kinsey's theories of human sexuality, like Margaret Meade's theories of free-love
among the Trobrianders, like Paul Erlich's Zero Population Growth, the theory of global warming has yet to be proven.
Victoria Claflin Woodhull--stockbroker, newspaper publisher, free-love
advocate, and self-proclaimed candidate for the U.
The week-long "prayer for world peace" includes aging hippies, drug-addled teen runaways, Hare Krishnas, and mainstream onlookers hungry for a taste of the free-love
Later we heard how Comfort spent much of the 70s at a Californian free-love
ranch "testing the strength of monogamy".
Plus, he was the last example of that decadent free-love
Disciples of the Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, whose free-love
movement was run out of Oregon in the 1980s, still run meditation centers around the country under the name Osho.
The advent of the 1960s youth culture of drugs, free-love
It is a way for director Bertolucci to explore the difference between the free-love
bohemians of the '60s and their offspring, as well as the timeless effect of beauty on the soul.
The steamy sex group was set up by bosses of the British free-love
society Forum, who felt there was "a need to sexually liberate the Irish".