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Mansfield Park and Persuasion (New Casebooks)by Judy Simons
Synopses & Reviews
By examining Jane Austen's texts in the light of key developments in cultural, historicist, and feminist theory, this volume both provides a view of Austen as a traditionalist and simultaneously argues for MANSFIELD PARK and PERSUASION as radical works which address contemporary politics of culture and gender in exciting collocations.
Book News Annotation:
Leading modern authorities in Austen studies offer opposing interpretations of her novels Mansfield Park and Persuasion, examining them in light of key developments in cultural, historicist, and feminist theory. Some offer a view of Austen as a traditionalist, and some argue that the novels are radical works addressing contemporary politics of culture and gender.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-215) and index.
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