Jane Austen

Jane Austen

Women, Politics, and the Novel

Book - 1988
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"The best (and the best written) book about Austen that has appeared in the last three decades."--Nina Auerbach, Journal of English and Germanic Philology

"By looking at the ways in which Austen domesticates the gothic in Northanger Abbey , examines the conventions of male inheritance and its negative impact on attempts to define the family as a site of care and generosity in Sense and Sensibility , makes claims for the desirability of 'personal happiness as a liberating moral category' in Pride and Prejudice , validates the rights of female authority in Emma , and stresses the benefits of female independence in Persuasion , Johnson offers an original and persuasive reassessment of Jane Austen's thought."--Kate Fullbrook, Times Higher Education Supplement
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1988
ISBN: 9780226401393
0226401391
9780226401386
0226401383
$26.00
Branch Call Number: 823.7 A93zj 1988
Characteristics: xxv, 186 p. ; 24 cm

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