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|Subjects:||Social values in literature|
Upper class in literature
Literature and society--Great Britain--History--18th century
Literature and society--Great Britain--History--19th century
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817--Criticism and interpretation
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817--Political and social views
|Published:||New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009|
|LC Classification:||P, PR|
|Physical Description:||210 p. ; 22 cm|
|Table of Contents:||Introduction: "Truths Universally Acknowledged"|
Pt. I. A Moral Tapestry: Mansfield Park
"The Real and Consistent Patron of the Selected Child"
"So Long as it be a German Play"
"If tenderness could ever be supposed wanting, good sense and good breeding supplied its place"
Pt. II. Social Grids: Pride and Prejudice, Emma, and Persuasion
"She had never, in the whole course of their acquaintance . . . seen any thing that betrayed him to be unprincipled or unjust - any thing that spoke him of irreligious or immoral habits"
"She only demands from each of you either one thing very clever . . . or two things moderately clever - or three things very dull indeed"
"The advantage of maturity of mind, consciousness of right, and one independent fortune between them"
Pt. III. Politics and History
The World of Jane Austen
ISBN: 9780230618770 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0230618774 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index