Sexuality in Emma: A case history
- Talking of the weather: A note of Manners in Jane Austen. Myer, Michael Grosven // Notes & Queries;Dec96, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p418
Takes note of R.W. Chapman's remark regarding Jane Austen's use of the topic of weather in a conversation between Mr. Knightley and Mrs. Watson in `Emma,' as a diversion. Point raised regarding the choice of subject for diversion.
- GEORGIC COMEDY: THE FICTIVE TERRITORY OF JANE AUSTEN'S EMMA. Fry, Paul H. // Studies in the Novel;Summer79, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p129
Presents a critical analysis of Jane Austen's novel 'Emma' as a comedy. Main theme of the novel; Analysis of life's daily transactions by Austen; Interest invested in marriage; Distinction between the plot of Romance and 'Emma'; Symbolism in the novel; Evidence of human frailty; Seasonal...
- Reading Emma as a Lesson on "Ladyhood": A Study in the Domestic Bildungsroman. Kohn, Denise // Essays in Literature;Spring95, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p45
Presents a critical appreciation of Jane Austin's novel `Emma,' and approaches it from the point of view of being a lesson on manners. Response of feminist readers to the novel; Success of the novel as a `bildungsroman' or a novel of education.
- "A Sort of Notch in the Donwell Estate": Intersections of Status and Class in Emma. Delany, Paul // Eighteenth Century Fiction;Jul2000, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p533
The article presents critical analysis of the "Emma," by novelist Jane Austen. Many critics have addressed the question of Austen's exact class position and localities. Class is much the simpler, as well as the more modern concept: a stratification by capital, income, and economic productivity....
- Jane Austen's novels as a guide to social and individual responsibility for high school students. Fritzer, Penelope // Adolescence;Fall98, Vol. 33 Issue 131, p597
Looks at Jane Austen's two novels, `Pride and Prejudice' and `Emma,' as a guide to societal and individual responsibility for students. Characteristics of Austen's works.
- "Most Precious Treasures": Eroticized Collection within Emma. Leeds, Jennifer // Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge;2012, Issue 24, p49
A literary criticism of the book "Emma" by Jane Austen is presented. It contends that Austen uses the act of collecting to express homosexual desire. It outlines the characters and explores the symbolic significance of these characters. The article also offers a brief background on the concept...
- AGM 2007: Vancouver: Apples and Apple-blossom Time (Wherein Jane Austen's Reputation for Meticulous Observation is Vindicated). Campbell, Shannon e. // Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal;2007, Issue 29, p89
A literary criticism of the novel "Emma," by Jane Austen is presented. It says that Austen introduces the apple in the novel incidentally as an espalier tree form providing an ornamental landscape feature at the entrance to Abbey-Mill Farm. It notes that the reference to the apple as a tree in...
- AGM 2007: Vancouver: "And I am changed also": Mr. Knightley's Conversion to Amiability. Kenney, Theresa // Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal;2007, Issue 29, p110
A literary criticism of the novel "Emma," by Jane Austen is presented. It describes the character of Mr. Knightley in the novel and the relationship of the novel's leading character Emma with him. It cites scenes throughout the novel in which Mr. Knightley suffers because of his love for Emma....
- AGM 2007: Vancouver: Jane Fairfax and the "She-tragedies" of the Eighteenth Century. Gay, Penny // Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal;2007, Issue 29, p121
A literary criticism of the novel "Emma," by Jane Austen is presented. The author notes that the novel carries clues as to how a contemporary audience would have read Jane Fairfax, attitudes that Emma herself to some extent shares. She says that in terms of the star actresses whom Austen...