The Historical Austen

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University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003 - Literary Criticism - 286 pages
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Contents

History Silence and The Trial of Jane Leigh Perrot
17
The Picturesque the Real and the Consumption of Jane Austen
44
Why Jane Austen Is Not Frances Burney Probability Possibility and Romantic Counterhegemony
82
Lady Susan and the Failure of Austens Early Published Novels
109
Narrative Incompetence in Northanger Abbey
138
Jane Austens Future Shock
154
Nostalgia in Emma
180
The Body in Persuasion and Sanditon
214
Notes
245
Index
273
Acknowledgments
285
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Page 275 - Miss Crawford was very unlike her. She had none of Fanny's delicacy of taste, of mind, of feeling; she saw nature, inanimate nature, with little observation; her attention was all for men and women, her talents for the light and lively

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Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory University and the editor of Human Rights in Cross-Cultural Perspectives: A Quest for Consensus, also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press.

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