From the January/February, 2009 issue of Touchstone
marriage sex Sexes United by Anne Hendershott

Book Review

Sexes United

Marriage: The Dream That Refuses to Die
by Elizabeth Fox-Genovese

edited by Sheila O’Connor-Ambrose
ISI Books, 2008
(191 pages, $25.00, hardcover)

reviewed by Anne Hendershott

Individualism, writes Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, promised “delight in bodies and sexuality . . . the legitimacy of desire,” but created a culture “burdened by the rising demands that it serve not the good of the whole but the desires of the individual.”

In her Marriage: The Dream That Refuses to Die, she argues that the language of individual rights both invites one to do as he pleases with . . .


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