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Jane Austen’s Six Novels

Michael Suk-Young Chwe

in Jane Austen, Game Theorist

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162447
eISBN:
9781400851331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162447.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyzes Jane Austen's six novels, arguing that each is a chronicle of how a heroine learns to think strategically. For example, in Northanger Abbey, Catherine Morland must learn to make ... More


Pride and Prejudice

Marilyn Butler

in Jane Austen and the War of Ideas

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129684
eISBN:
9780191671838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129684.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Of all Jane Austen's novels, Pride and Prejudice seems at first glance the least likely to yield a conservative theme. Austen herself playfully confessed that the impression it made was not serious. ... More


Discrimination and Exclusion

Stephanie M. Stern and Daphna Lewinsohn-Zamir

in The Psychology of Property Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479835683
eISBN:
9781479857623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835683.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reconsiders the persistent problems of discrimination and exclusion in light of psychology research on prejudice and bias. It focuses on three important topics in housing and land use ... More


Prejudice and (in)tolerance in Ulster

Neil Jarman

in Tolerance and Diversity In Ireland, North and South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097201
eISBN:
9781526103994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097201.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Northern Ireland is a contradictory society in which prejudice and tolerance exist as uneasy neighbours, but where expressions of intolerance dominate public and media perceptions of the norms of ... More


From despair to hope

Margaret Gough

in Degrees of Freedom: Prison Education at The Open University

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447353065
eISBN:
9781447353089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353065.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Margaret Gough never expected to go to university and was shocked to find herself serving a long prison sentence. In this chapter she provides a vivid account of how one led to the other as she ... More


Proposals and Performative Utterance in the Nineteenth-Century Novel: The Professional Man's Plight

Robert A. Ferguson

in Subversion and Sympathy: Gender, Law, and the British Novel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812042
eISBN:
9780199315888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812042.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the ubiquitous plot device of the marriage proposal. It argues that the marriage plot provides resolution in the novel of manners for the same reason that comedy has used the ... More


Encounters with Africa

Mary Wills

in Envoys of abolition: British Naval Officers and the Campaign Against the Slave Trade in West Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620788
eISBN:
9781789629668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620788.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines cultural encounters between British naval officers and West African peoples, and the role of racial attitudes and identity therein. It looks at the persistence or mutability of ... More


Every Savage Can Dance: English Poets and Ballet

Betsy Winakur Tontiplaphol

in The Pointe of the Pen: Nineteenth-Century Poetry and the Balletic Imagination

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859487
eISBN:
9781800852563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859487.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The introduction critiques literary historians’ tendency to privilege Jane Austen’s representations of social dance when they inquire into the role of dance in nineteenth-century literature. The ... More


“Off the page and into your brains!”: New Millennium Zombies and the Scourge of Hopeful Apocalypses

Margo Collins and Elson Bond

in Better Off Dead: The Evolution of the Zombie as Post-Human

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234462
eISBN:
9780823241255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234462.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

This chapter probes the depiction of zombies in such contemporary novels as World War Z, Zombie Haiku, and the revisionist classic Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Authors Margo Collins and Elson ... More


Jane Austen’s Erotic Advice

Sarah Raff

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199760336
eISBN:
9780199362257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760336.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Scholars usually envision Austen as the passive victim or beneficiary of the “Janeite” tributes that do so much to define her for the popular imagination. Raff’s claim, by contrast, is that the ... More


From Quixote to Galatea

Sarah Raff

in Jane Austen’s Erotic Advice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199760336
eISBN:
9780199362257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760336.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter first describes the didactic literary culture from which Austen emerged. Taking shelter under the assumption that instructing and seducing are mutually exclusive, eighteenth-century ... More


Pride and Prejudice’s Vanishing Narrator

Sarah Raff

in Jane Austen’s Erotic Advice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199760336
eISBN:
9780199362257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760336.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Raff here details how in Pride and Prejudice Austen’s narrator first adopts the Pygmalion stance and then disclaims it. The famous opening sentence of Austen’s most popular novel gives the narrator ... More


The Institute’s analysis of ‘modern demagogy’

Paul K. Jones

in Critical theory and demagogic populism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526123435
eISBN:
9781526160966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526123442.00008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

A detailed reconstruction of the Institute’s full theorization of ‘modern demagogy’ is provided. The use of ‘demagogic’ rather than ‘authoritarian’ in ‘demagogic populism’ is explained as is the ... More


The Madness of Free Indirect Style

Arden Hegele

in Romantic Autopsy: Literary Form and Medical Reading

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192848345
eISBN:
9780191943638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192848345.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter considers the emergence of moral therapy in early psychiatry in order to argue that the Romantic-era innovation of free indirect style shares an affinity with eighteenth-century ... More


The Problem of the Color Line

Carrie Williams Clifford

in Recasting the Vote: How Women of Color Transformed the Suffrage Movement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469659329
eISBN:
9781469659343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659329.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

In 1913, suffragists revived the strategy of amending the U.S. Constitution. Part 2 focuses on the story of women’s activism after this shift from 1913-1917. While the Washington suffrage parade ... More


Introduction: From Emancipation to Brown

Alison M. Parker

in Unceasing Militant: The Life of Mary Church Terrell

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469659381
eISBN:
9781469659404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659381.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This first full-length scholarly biography of the clubwoman, civil rights activist, and feminist, Mary (“Mollie”) Church Terrell highlights the interconnections between her private life and her ... More


Could we reduce racism with one easy dip?: What a thought experiment about race-colour change makes us see

Margaret P. Battin

in From reason to practice in bioethics: An anthology dedicated to the works of John Harris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096235
eISBN:
9781781708392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096235.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Consider a simple thought-experiment: What if it were possible, say by dipping into a skin dye bath or using special pigmentation-altering lights in a converted tanning bed, to change one’s skin ... More


Fielding to James: Domesticity, Mating, Power

James A. W. Heffernan

in Hospitality and Treachery in Western Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300195583
eISBN:
9780300206845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195583.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter probes hospitality and mating in English fiction. It examines domestic novels ranging from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice to Henry James's The Portrait of a Lady. These novels all ... More


The Final Leg—Towards Journey’s End

Stephen Davies

in East Sails West: The Voyage of the Keying, 1846-1855

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208203
eISBN:
9789888268221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208203.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Keying arrived in Boston in November 1847 after all dues were paid to the twenty six Chinese crewmen. For the three months that the Keying was in Boston, almost nothing could be said about it, if ... More


Limits to Fairness in a Democracy

Philip M. Rosoff

in Rationing Is Not a Four-Letter Word: Setting Limits on Healthcare

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027496
eISBN:
9780262320764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027496.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter discusses the politically and morally contentious issue of whether strict fairness and justice in a rationing system can be accomplished in a democracy like the United States. Fairness ... More


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