Passion and Criminality in France: A Legal and Literary Study

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C. Carrington, 1901 - Crime - 679 pages
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Contents

Psychical condition of lovers J
61
Double suicide provoked by the sense of honour 65 Double suicide provoked by the opposition of relatives to a contem
67
Double suicide of a married man and his mistress
73
Murder from jealousy under the pretence of a double suicide 78 Causes of suggestion liability to suggestion on the part of persons
79
Premeditation in cases of double suicide
85
The Homicidal Venus 90 Selfishness of Love
91
Part played by selflove in the violence of working men deceived
98
MMde Pyrrhus
102
CHAPTER IV
108
Criticism of the character of Dido as described by Virgil
115
State of mind of avenging women at the moment of committing murder
137
Suicide of women to escape the violence of a jealous husband
144
Jealousy in its paroxysm
150
Physiological condition of the criminal from jealousy at the moment
152
Feminine jealousy
160
Jealousy of fathers having criminal relations with their daughters
166
Character modified by jealousy
176
education of the husband
190
their mothers Fortunetellers Adultery and piety
204
Hypocrisy of unfaithful wives
212
Hatred of unfaithful wives towards the husband
222
Poisoning resorted to against the husband
230
Madness of the deceived husband flight of the unfaithful wife 247 Expiation
249
The Avenging Husband
259
CHAPTER VIII
270
Adultery of the husband with aservant a governess
275
Forgiveness extended to the husband fierce anger against the mistress 280 Feminine rivalry
281
CHAPTER IX
288
CHAPTER X
315
Mental contagion i
317
Sensuality and cruelty 274
321
Reciprocal action and reaction of society on literature and literature
325
Jacobo Ortis of Foscolo Leopardi
331
Erotic fancies of Chateaubriand v
337
Lord Byrons melancholy
343
Mme de Stael on suicide
349
Alfred de Vigny suicide of Chatlerton
355
Suicide after an orgy in Byron Musset Baudelaire 362 Atheism debauchery and suicide 363 Suicides modelled on that of Holla
365
Suicides of profligates in Antiquity
368
Theatrical side of Suicide from passion
374
Romeo and Juliet and SaintMarc Girardin
381
Influence of sophistries of passion
443
Physiological heredity in Zolas novels
449
Novels popularize false systems of Philosophy
456
Glorification of crimes of passion in Novels
463
Stendhals admiration for crimes of passion
467
Criminal Sadism
473
Love of animals among Criminals
481
Psychological novels of the Eighteenth and of the Nineteenth Centuries
490
Responsibilities of Novel writers
498
CHAPTER XII
505
Fatalism on the modern Stage 578 Differences between Ancient Fatalism and the physiological Fatalism
507
Passion on the French Stage
511
Powerful influence of visual impressions
517
Theatrical heroines and their vengeance
523
Effects of the representation of a love drama on the audience
529
Effects produced by the representation of crimes of passion on the Stage
537
Melodramas amiable and accomplished murderers
543
Laughter according to Bossuet Plato Rousseau
549
Witticisms aimed at husbands and guardians
555
Love exalted into a virtue on the Stage
562
Effect of sophistries of this kind on the verdict of juries
571
Prisoners accused of crimes of passion copying their defence from
577
Moral freedom in Shakespeare
581
Does the Stage purify the passions?
587
Revenge in Emile Augiers plays
593
The Stage and Morality
599
Danger of paradoxes on the Stage
605
Physiological predispositions 50
609
Physiological reasons accounting for the jealous temperament of women
613
Is Love a pathological condition? Is it an irresistible impulse?
618
Marks of pathological love
624
Jealousy complicated with hallucinations and the mania of persecution
631
Crimes of profligacy
637
Adultery and theft
644
CONCLUSION
650
The mtnage a trois
656
Marriage without love
659
Comparison of the motives leading to suicide in Antiquity and
661
Duties of Authors
668
Frailty of Human Nature
674

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