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Mixed Feelings in Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility

Daniel M. Gross

in Uncomfortable Situations: Emotion between Science and the Humanities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226485034
eISBN:
9780226485171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226485171.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Mixed feelings, the topic of Chapter 4, are famously at the heart of Jane Austen's novel Sense and Sensibility (1811), and we think we know what that means, like a recipe: combine two parts a feeling ... More


Why the Stereotype? Why South Asia?

Mrinalini Chakravorty

in In Stereotype: South Asia in the Global Literary Imaginary

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165969
eISBN:
9780231537766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165969.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the most common definitions of the stereotype; foremost among them is the idea that a stereotype conveys formulaic ideas based on ill-formed biases about persons or groups. To ... More


The Neoliberal Bias of Higher Education

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues against the perception that higher education is biased toward liberal politics; rather, it has been reconfigured over the past 40 years by neoliberal policies. In particular, it ... More


The Role of Empathy in Reading, Interpreting, and Teaching Las Casas’ Brevísima relación de la destrucción de las Indias

Barbara Simerka

in Cognitive Approaches to Early Modern Spanish Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190256555
eISBN:
9780190256579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256555.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay brings together research about the fields of pedagogy and psychology to explore readers’ reactions to literary representations of suffering. It applies these findings to analyze the ... More


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