Regulated Hatred and Other Essays on Jane Austen
D.W. Harding was a rarity amongst literary critics since his academic career was passed as Professor of Psychology. Yet this professional occupation never obtruded. As Professor Knights writes in his Foreword, as a critic 'he was one of the most sanely subtle or subtly sane) of his generation'. His title essay, 'Regulated Hatred', altered the course of Austen criticism, and this selection from the best of his writing about his favourite author (some of it previously unpublished) will be an important landmark in Austen criticism.
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An Aspect of the Work of Jane Austen
2 Family Life in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries
Distant and Nearer Contexts
4 Jane Austen and Moral Judgment
5 Character and Caricature in Jane Austen
6 Mansfield Park
7 Northanger Abbey
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