TITLE

"A Little Spirit of Independence": Sexual Politics and the Bildungsroman in Mansfield Park

AUTHOR(S)
McDonnell, Jane
PUB. DATE
March 1984
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Spring1984, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p197
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Examines the distinctive features of the novel "Mansfield Park," by Jane Austen which associates it with female Bildungsromane. Conflict between conventional fictional femininity as seen in the eighteenth-century erotic text and the subjective self in the ambitious text or Bildungsroman; Development of the lead character, Fanny Price, in the novel; Criticisms of the novel.
ACCESSION #
15768231

 

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