JANE AUSTEN'S PROPOSAL SCENES AND THE LIMITATIONS OF LANGUAGE
- Jane Austen for the nineties. Allen, Brooke // New Criterion;Sep95, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p15
Examines the relevance of Jane Austen's writings as produced in movies in the 1990s. Includes `Pride and Prejudice'; Vulnerability of Austen's heroes; Appeal of ambiguous messages; Disadvantages of apparent irony and instruction on how the readers ought to think; Family background; Influences...
- Jane Austen reread. Calvert, Catherine // Victoria;May95, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p30
Describes novelist Jane Austen and her works. Written biographies on Austen; Sequels to her works by other authors; Criticisms.
- The late Jane Austen. Miller, D.A. // Raritan;Summer90, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p55
Features novelist Jane Austen. Medical themes in Austen's writings; Moral rationalization; Ideological use of the body; Use of the word `enough' in Austen's works; Health-oriented discourses.
- CELEBRATING THE BICENTENNIAL: JANE AUSTEN AND HER RECENT CRITICS. Roth, Barry // Studies in the Novel;Winter76, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p474
Focuses on the studies of critics on the literary work of Jane Austen on the occasion of her bicentennial. Fundamental problem of assessing Jane Austen's achievement in Joel Weinsheimer's 'Jane Austen Today'; Depiction of artistry and knowledge of Jane Austen regarding human nature in the...
- Jane Austen. RAW // Entertainment Weekly;12/29/95-1/5/96, Issue 307/308, p40
Focuses on Jane Austen, whose novels have been adapted for the big and small screens of Hollywood. Comments from Austen.
- Which persuasion? Luscombe, Belinda // Time;8/14/1995, Vol. 146 Issue 7, p73
Questions the sexual orientation of Jane Austen. Appearance of an essay in the normally staid London `Review of Books' exploring the `unconscious homoerotic dimension' of Austen's letters to her sister Cassandra.
- Persuading the Navy Home: Austen and Married Women's Professional Property. Cohen, Monica F. // Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Spring96, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p346
Interprets Jane Austen's novel `Persuasion'. Relationship of domesticated navy and professional domesticity; Impact of professionalism and domesticity on the social and ethical functioning of women; Marriage and property relations.
- Jane Austen in the high school classroom. Fritzer, Penelope // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Feb96, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p398
Recommends classic literature for the high school classroom. Choice of classics that address student interests; Relationship between the sexes in Jane Austen's writings; `Pride and Prejudice,' by Elizabeth Bennett; `Northanger Abbey' and `Emma,' by John Murray.
- Jane Austen and the common reader: `Opinions of Mansfield Park,' `Opinions of Emma,' and the... Brodie, Laura Fairchild // Texas Studies in Literature & Language;Spring95, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p54
Studies the relationship between author and reader nurtured in the works of Jane Austen. Importance of Austen's `Opinions of Mansfield Park' and `Opinions of Emma' manuscripts; Austen's use of punctuations; Austen's portrayal of reviewers.