Jane Austen, Feminism and Fiction: Second Edition

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Bloomsbury Publishing, Dec 1, 2000 - Literary Criticism - 204 pages
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A classic account of Jane Austen in the context of eighteenth century feminist ideas and contemporary thought.
 

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I am not usually fond of academic criticism, but, at risk of ruining Kirkham's reputation with her peers, I thought this was marvelous. The book is free from jargon, not "trendy", and does not throw ... Read full review

Contents

The Publication and Reception of Jane Austens Novels 17971818
51
Allusion Irony and Feminism in the Austen Novels
79
Feminist Criticism of Society and Literature in the Later Novels
99
Jane Austen and the Critical Tradition
161
The Bath Theatre
175

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Kirkham was formerly a lecturer at Bristol Polytechnic.

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