Constancy & the ethics of Jane Austen's Mansfield Park / Joyce Kerr Tarpley

Author(s): Tarpley, Joyce Kerr
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Subjects: Mansfield Park
Constancy in literature
Ethics in literature
Austen, Jane, Mansfield Park
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Mansfield Park
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817--Ethics
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, c2010
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: xiv, 288 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Reading Austen's Ethics 1
Chapter 1. Constancy: A Definition 20
Chapter 2. Constancy and Education 57
Chapter 3. Constancy, Education, and Leisure: An Interlude 87
Chapter 4. The Practice of Constancy 99
Chapter 5. Constancy, Love, and Beauty 133
Chapter 6. Constancy, Nature, and Beauty 164
Chapter 7. Constancy and the Pursuit of Truth 182
Chapter 8. Constancy, Narrative Style, and Truth 218
Conclusion: Reading Austen's Ends 243
Appendix: Mansfield Park Plot Summary 259
Bibliography 263
Index 271
Alternate Titles: Constancy and the ethics of Jane Austen's Mansfield Park
Notes: LCCN: 2010018860
ISBN: 9780813217901 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0813217903 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction: reading Austen's ethics -- Constancy: a definition -- Constancy and education -- Constancy, education, and leisure: an interlude -- The practice of constancy -- Constancy, love, and beauty -- Constancy, nature, and beauty -- Constancy and the pursuit of truth -- Constancy, narrative style, and truth -- Conclusion: reading Austen's ends -- Appendix: Mansfield Park plot summary -- Bibliography -- Index
OCLC Number: 613646411
ISBN/ISSN: 9780813217901
0813217903