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.
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- AGM 2007: Vancouver: Emma: The Geography of a Mind. McMaster, Juliet // Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal;2007, Issue 29, p26
A literary criticism of the novel "Emma," by Jane Austen is presented. The author describes the character of Emma and explores the symbolic significance of her character. She examines the wonderful passage near the center of the novel, where Emma observes the street scene in Highbury, England....
- AGM 2007: Vancouver: Exploring the World in Highbury. Wenner, Barbara Britton // Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal;2007, Issue 29, p54
A literary criticism of the novel "Emma," by Jane Austen is presented. According to the author, of Austen's six novels, "Emma" is one of the most limited geographically, and yet the most intriguing to consider in relation to a world which was seeing the end of the Napoleonic era. She says that...
- 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....