Jane Austen, Feminism and Fiction (New edition)

Jane Austen, Feminism and Fiction (New edition)

By: Margaret Kirkham (author)Paperback

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A classic account of Jane Austen in the context of eighteenth-century ideas and the current of contemporary thought. Margaret Kirkham shows that Jane Austen's views on the status of women, female education, marriage, the family and the representation of women in literature were remarkably similar to thsoe of feminists in her own day. Margaret Kirkham was formerly a lecturer at Bristol Polytechnic.

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Kirkham was formerly a lecturer at Bristol Polytechnic.

Contents

Part 1 Feminism and fiction - 1694-1798. Part 2 The publication and reception of Jane Austen's novels, 1797-1818. Part 3 Allusion, irony and feminism in the Austen novels.

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/02/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780485121292
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780485121292
  • weight: 265
  • ISBN10: 0485121298
  • edition: New edition

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