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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 10 August 1980
  • ISBN : UCAL:B4937854
  • Page : 142 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Jane Austen and Samuel Johnson

Jane Austen and Samuel Johnson
  • Author : Peter L. De Rose
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1980
  • ISBN : UCAL:B4937854
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Jane Austen and Samuel Johnson

Jane Austen and Samuel Johnson
  • Author : John Wiltshire
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1976
  • ISBN : OCLC:221956867
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Jane Austen and Altruism

Jane Austen and Altruism
  • Author : Magdalen Ki
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-02-26
  • ISBN : 9781000650617
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Jane Austen and Altruism identifies a compelling theme, namely, the view that Jane Austen propounds a rigorous, boundary-sensitive model of altruism that counters the human propensity to selfishness and promotes the culture of cooperation. In her days, altruism was commonly known as "benevolence", "charity," or "philanthropy", and these concepts overlap with Auguste Comte’s later definition of altruism as "otherism". This volume argues that Austen’s thinking co-opts the evolutionary idea that altruism is seldom truly pure, egoism cannot be

Jane Austen and Shelley in the Garden

Jane Austen and Shelley in the Garden
  • Author : Janet Todd
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-07-09
  • ISBN : 1909572276
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Eccentric Fran wants a second chance. Thanks to her intimacy with Jane Austen, and the poet Shelley, she finds one. Jane Austen is such a presence in Fran's life that she seems to share her cottage and garden, becoming an imaginary friend. Fran's conversations with Jane Austen guide and chide her - but Fran is ready for change after years of teaching, reading and gardening. An encounter with a long-standing English friend, and an American writer, leads to new possibilities.

In a Fast Coach with a Pretty Woman

In a Fast Coach with a Pretty Woman
  • Author : Gloria Sybil Gross
  • Publisher : Ams PressInc
  • Release Date : 2002
  • ISBN : UOM:39015056182440
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Jane Austen and Samuel Johnson

Jane Austen and Samuel Johnson
  • Author : Peter L. De Rose
  • Publisher : University Press of Amer
  • Release Date : 1980
  • ISBN : UOM:39015005513463
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Jane Austen's Novels

Jane Austen's Novels
  • Author : Roger Gard
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 1994-01-01
  • ISBN : 0300059264
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Although Jane Austen has long been England's best-loved novelist, much current criticism tends to ignore the appeal and accessibility of her novels and instead treats them as mere material--the preserve of academics, feminists, historical specialists, and would-be radical theorists. This book by Roger Gard is at once a thoughtful and detailed discussion of Jane Austen's oeuvre and a provocative and witty commentary that will stimulate all readers. Gard offers lively and perceptive discussions of the six major novels, together with

Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson
  • Author : David Nokes
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release Date : 2009-10-27
  • ISBN : 9781429939140
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A modern biography of Samuel Johnson that will serve as the definitive work on the legendary British man of letters In this groundbreaking portrait of Samuel Johnson, David Nokes positions the great thinker in his rightful place as an active force in the Enlightenment, not a mere recorder or performer, and demonstrates how his interaction with life impacted his work. This is the story of how Johnson struggled to define the English language, why he embarked upon such foolhardiness, and

Jane Austen

Jane Austen
  • Author : Claudia L. Johnson
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 1990-06-15
  • ISBN : 9780226401393
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"The best (and the best written) book about Austen that has appeared in the last three decades."—Nina Auerbach, Journal of English and Germanic Philology "By looking at the ways in which Austen domesticates the gothic in Northanger Abbey, examines the conventions of male inheritance and its negative impact on attempts to define the family as a site of care and generosity in Sense and Sensibility, makes claims for the desirability of 'personal happiness as a liberating moral category' in

Dr. Johnson's Novel Influence

Dr. Johnson's Novel Influence
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011
  • ISBN : OCLC:824178907
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The purpose of this study is to demonstrate Jane Austen's illumination of Samuel Johnson's moral precepts in seeking harmony in choice of life. Austen explores the various decisions of her characters and the effects of those choices on happiness through the use of free indirect discourse. Austen and Johnson both contend that marriage is a potential source of great happiness in an individual's choice of life, and concordia discors between spouses offers the highest form of contentment in marriage. Johnson

The Uncommon Reader

The Uncommon Reader
  • Author : Alan Bennett
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release Date : 2008-09-04
  • ISBN : 9780571246786
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The Uncommon Reader is none other than HM the Queen who drifts accidentally into reading when her corgis stray into a mobile library parked at Buckingham Palace. She reads widely ( JR Ackerley, Jean Genet, Ivy Compton Burnett and the classics) and intelligently. Her reading naturally changes her world view and her relationship with people like the oleaginous prime minister and his repellent advisers. She comes to question the prescribed order of the world and loses patience with much that she

Liberty in Jane Austen’s Persuasion

Liberty in Jane Austen’s Persuasion
  • Author : Kathryn E. Davis
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2016-10-20
  • ISBN : 9781611462289
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This book presents Austen as a novelist who put her distinctive voice and extraordinary imagination to the service of poets and philosophers. The study explores Austen’s account of liberty understood as self-governance and suggests interior liberty as the necessary prerequisite for political liberty.

Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson
  • Author : Jeffrey Meyers
  • Publisher : Oldcastle Books Ltd
  • Release Date : 2015-11-27
  • ISBN : 9781904915508
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Jeffrey Meyers tells the extraordinary story of Samuel Johnson one of the most illustrious figures of English literary tradition. Johnson was famous as a poet, novelist, biographer, essayist, critic, editor, lexicographer, conversationalist and larger than life personality. After nine years of work Johnson's,'A dictionary of the English Language, was published in 1755. He overcame great adversity to achieve success. 'The Struggle' is a masterful portrait of a brilliant and tormented figure.

Jane Austen, Early and Late

Jane Austen, Early and Late
  • Author : Freya Johnston
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-10-26
  • ISBN : 9780691198002
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A reexamination of Austen’s unpublished writings that uncovers their continuity with her celebrated novels—and that challenges distinctions between her “early” and “late” work Jane Austen’s six novels, published toward the end of her short life, represent a body of work that is as brilliant as it is compact. Her earlier writings have routinely been dismissed as mere juvenilia, or stepping stones to mature proficiency and greatness. Austen’s first biographer described them as “childish effusions.” Was he

Jane Austen's Style

Jane Austen's Style
  • Author : Anne Toner
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-01-31
  • ISBN : 9781108424158
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A new exploration of the innovative features of Jane Austen's style.