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: "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....
- Miscellany: "The Hunger of the Imagination": Discordia Concors in Emma. Fry, Carrol L. // Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal;2007, Issue 29, p209
A literary criticism is presented that explores the concept of discordia concors or concordia discourse in the novel "Emma," by Jane Austen and analyzes "Discordia Concors: The Wit of Metaphysical Poetry," by Melissa Wanamaker. It mentions that Wannamaker discusses approaches to discordia...
- Discoveries. Ford, Susan Allen // Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal Online;Winter2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p5
A literary criticism of the book "Emma," by Jane Austen is presented. It states that one of the pleasures of reading-and rereading "Emma" is following the comedy of misrecognition and the misapplication of her imaginative powers. Discovery, Emma suggests, needs to be attempted with some caution....
- Jane Fairfax's Choice: The Sale of Human Flesh or Human Intellect. Hall, Lynda A. // Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal Online;Winter2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p9
A literary criticism of the book "Emma," by Jane Austen is presented. It states that it is Jane Fairfax's story rather than Emma's that exposes the grim reality of life for many women of the nineteenth century: the attractive and accomplished but penniless young woman is not rescued by a good...