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The architecture of space-time in the novels of Jane Austen

Author: Ruta Baublyté Kaufmann
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book argues that there are recurrent spatiotemporal patterns and structures in six Jane Austen novels which constitute a source of enduring, if unconscious, pleasure. More precisely, the book contends that there are overlapping natural and cultural cycles which co-exist in a constantly transmuting space-time and which are counterpointed with the linearity of pivotal events that drive the plot forwards. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jane Austen; Jane Austen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruta Baublyté Kaufmann
ISBN: 9783319900100 3319900102
OCLC Number: 1028950933
Description: xiii, 180 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction.- 2. Changing seasons: the cyclical and the linear.- 3. Changing homes: transformations in space and time.- 4. Spatiotemporal movements and psychological change: walking and dancing.- 5. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Ruta Baublyté Kaufmann.

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This book argues that there are recurrent spatiotemporal patterns and structures in six Jane Austen novels which constitute a source of enduring, if unconscious, pleasure.  Read more...

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