unblissful

unblissful

(ʌnˈblɪsfʊl)
adj
literary not blissful; without bliss; unhappy
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Tare reads these allegories of unblissful matrimony as informing contemporary critical readings of nineteenth-century black women's sentimental fiction - and asks for more appropriately historicized responses to the marriage plots of black women's novels of that period.