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Jane Austen and the war of ideas

Author: Marilyn Butler
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1975.
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An analysis of Jane Austen's art in the light of the intellectual ferment of her times argues that she represents a conservative reaction against more permissive, individualistic, and personally expressive types of fiction of earlier years.
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Butler, Marilyn.
Jane Austen and the war of ideas.
Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1975
(OCoLC)568730000
Named Person: Jane Austen; Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Butler
ISBN: 0198120680 9780198120681
OCLC Number: 1738686
Description: 310 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The novel and the war of ideas: Sentimentalism: the radical inheritance --
The Jacobin novel I: revolution and reason --
The Jacobin novel II: Caleb Williams and Hermsprong --
The anti-Jacobins --
Maria Edgeworth --
pt. 2. Jane Austen: Seeing a meaning --
The Juvenilia and Northanger Abbey --
Sense and sensibility --
Pride and prejudice --
Mansfield Park --
Emma --
Persuasion and Sanditon.
Responsibility: Marilyn Butler.

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An analysis of Jane Austen's art in the light of the intellectual ferment of her times argues that she represents a conservative reaction against more permissive, individualistic, and personally expressive types of fiction of earlier years.

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by phil2000 (WorldCat user on 2006-04-25)

Contents Introduction 1 Part I. The Novel and the War of Ideas 1. Sentimentalism: the Radical Inheritance 7 2. The Jacobin Novel I: Revolution and Reason 29 3. The Jacobin Novel: Caleb Williams and Hermsprong 57 4. The Anti-Jacobins 88 5. Maria Edgeworth 124 PART II. Jane Austen 6. Seeing a Meaning 161 7. The Juvenilia and Northanger Abbey 168 8. Sense and Sensibility 182 9. Pride and Prejudice 197 10. Mansfield Park 219 11. Emma 250 12. Persuasion and Sandition 275 13. Conclusion 292 Index 301

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