Download E-books Uses of Austen: Jane's Afterlives PDF

This booklet specializes in how Austen's lifestyles and paintings is being re-framed and re-imagined in twentieth and twenty first century literature and tradition. Tracing the connections among Modernist Austen within the early C20th and feminist and post-feminist appropriations within the later C20th, it examines how Austen emerged as a fancy element of reference at the international level.

Show description

Read or Download Uses of Austen: Jane's Afterlives PDF

Similar Women Authors books

Madame de Staël: The Dangerous Exile

How does exile beget writing, and writing exile? what sort of writing can either be fuelled by way of absence and extend it? Exile, which used to be intended to imprison her, mockingly gave Madame de Staël a freedom that enabled her to be as energetic a dissident as any lady within the past due eighteenth and early 19th centuries used to be in a position to being.

Discourses of Ageing in Fiction and Feminism: The Invisible Woman

This ebook explores the way in which older girls are represented in society. via shut readings of novels via significant twentieth century novelists, in comparison with the extra dominant representations of lady growing old to be present in pop culture it means that they give a feminist realizing of the 'invisible' lady occasionally missing in feminism itself.

The History of British Women's Writing, 1690 - 1750: Volume Four

This quantity charts the main major adjustments for a literary background of ladies in a interval that observed the beginnings of a discourse of 'enlightened feminism'. It unearths that girls engaged in kinds outdated and new, trying to form and rework the tradition of letters instead of easily replicate or reply to the paintings in their male contemporaries.

Edith Wharton and the Conversations of Literary Modernism (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)

This learn imagines modernism as a chain of conversations and locates Edith Wharton's voice in these debates.

Additional resources for Uses of Austen: Jane's Afterlives

Show sample text content

Rated 4.68 of 5 – based on 19 votes