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.
- The Fiction of Imprudence. Gaston, Sean // Philological Quarterly;Summer/Fall2008, Vol. 87 Issue 3/4, p335
A literary criticism of the book "Emma," by Jane Austen is presented. It outlines the characters and explores the symbolic significance of these characters especially on the character of Emma having the prophetic or supernatural knowledge. It examines the presumption of imaginative prudence...
- "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...
- "A Nervous Man, Easily Depressed": What Is Wrong with Mr. Woodhouse? Cummins, Nicola // Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal Online;Winter2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p4
A literary criticism of the book "Emma" by Jane Austen is presented. It states that the character of Emma Woodhouse is described as handsome, clever, and rich. Her father, Henry Woodhouse, is a case study in hypochondria, selfish, idle, feeble of mind and body. According to the article, Mr....
- An Invitation to the Dance and a Proposal of Marriage: Jane Austen's Emma and Two Film Adaptations. Stovel, Nora Foster // Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal Online;Winter2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p15
A literary criticism of the book "Emma," by Jane Austen is presented. "Emma," like all Austen's novels, is a celebration of marriage and a blueprint for courtship. Austen cleverly emphasizes the concept of courtship in Mr. Elton's charade in Volume One, a charade that highlights Emma's arrogant...