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Jane Austen's Emma : philosophical perspectives

Author: Eva M Dadlez
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press [2018]
Series: Oxford studies in philosophy and literature
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What has Emma Woodhouse to say to a discipline like philosophy? The minutia of daily living on which Jane Austen's Emma concentrates our attention permit a closer look at human emotions and motives. Emma shows how friendships can affect one's ways of dealing with the world, how shame can reconfigure self-understanding. That is, Emma leads us to think philosophically.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Named Person: Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eva M Dadlez
ISBN: 9780190689421 0190689420 9780190689414 0190689412
OCLC Number: 1079415760
Description: xvii, 246 Seiten
Contents: Series Editor's Foreword, Richard Eldridge Contributors Introduction, E.M Dadlez1. Love and Friendship: Achieving Happiness in Jane Austen's Emma Neera Badhwar and E.M. Dadlez 2. Emma's Pensive Meditations Cynthia Freeland3. Emma and Defective Action Eileen John 4. 'A danger at present unperceived': Self-Understanding, Imagination, and Social Relations in Emma Richard Eldridge 5. The Many Faces of Gossip in Emma Heidi Silcox and Mark Silcox 6. The Reconstrual of Imagination and Romance Peter Knox-Shaw 7. Misreading Emma David Davies8. The Dilemma of Emma: Substance, Style, and Story Peter Kivy
Series Title: Oxford studies in philosophy and literature
Responsibility: edited by E.M. Dadlez.

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