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.
- 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....
- Miscellany: Where Does the Pleasure Come From? The Marriage Plot and Its Discontents in Jane Austen's Emma. Kreisel, Deanna K. // Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal;2007, Issue 29, p217
A literary criticism is presented that explores the sources of narrative pleasures in the novel "Emma," by Jane Austen and analyzes the novel's marriage plot and discontents. It mentions that the famous Austenian irony extends to the very model of narrative Austen practices, that of the linear,...
- 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...