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Author Sutherland, John, 1938-

Title Can Jane Eyre be happy? : more puzzles in classic fiction / John Sutherland
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997

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Description xv, 232 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Series Oxford world's classics
Oxford world's classics.
Contents How many pianos has Amelia Sedley? (W. M. Thackeray, Vanity Fair, 1848) -- Will she ever come back? (Charlotte Bronte, Shirley, 1849) -- What are the Prynnes doing in Boston? (Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter, 1850) -- What happens to Mrs Woodcourt? (Charles Dickens, Bleak House, 1853) -- The Barchester Towers that never was (Anthony Trollope, Barchester Towers, 1857) -- Why doesn't the Reverend Irwine speak up for Hetty? (George Eliot, Adam Bede, 1859) -- How good an oarswoman is Maggie Tulliver? (George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss, 1860) -- How good a swimmer is Magwitch? (Charles Dickens, Great Expectations, 1859; R. M. Ballantyne, The Coral Island) -- What, precisely, does Miss Gwilt's purple flask contain? (Wilkie Collins, Armadale, 1866) -- Lemon or ladle? (George Eliot, Felix Holt, the Radical, 1871) -- Why 'Captain' Newton? (Anthony Trollope, Ralph the Heir, 1871)
What is Elfride's rope made of? (Thomas Hardy, A Pair of Blue Eyes, 1873) -- Is Daniel Deronda circumcised? (George Eliot, Daniel Deronda, 1876) -- Is Black Beauty gelded? (Anna Sewell, Black Beauty, 1877) -- What does Mrs Charmond say to Grace? (Thomas Hardy, The Woodlanders, 1887) -- Who will Angel marry next? (Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, 1891) -- What cure for the Madwoman in the Attic? (Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow Wall-Paper, 1892) -- Who is George Leach? (Jack London, The Sea-Wolf, 1904) -- Wanted: deaf-and-dumb dog feeder (Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles, 1902) -- Whose daughter is Nancy? (Ford Madox Ford, The Good Soldier, 1915) -- Clarissa's invisible taxi (Virginia Woolf, Mrs Dalloway, 1925)
Why the 'Single Print of a Foot'? (Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe, 1719) -- Where does Fanny Hill keep her contraceptives? (John Cleland, Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (Fanny Hill), 1749) -- Who is Tom Jones's Father? (Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, 1749) -- Slop Slip (Laurence Sterne, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, 1760-7) -- Pug: dog or bitch? (Jane Austen, Mansfield Park, 1814) -- How vulgar is Mrs Elton? (Jane Austen, Emma, 1816) -- Whose side is Hawk-eye on? (James Fenimore Cooper, The Last of the Mohicans, 1826) -- What does Mr Pickwick retire from? (Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers, 1837) -- Why is Fagin hanged and why isn't Pip prosecuted? (Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist, 1838, and Great Expectations, 1861) -- Who gets what in Heathcliff's will? (Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights, 1847) -- Can Jane Eyre be happy? (Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre, 1847)
Notes Sequel to the author's: Is Heathcliff a murderer?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject American fiction -- Miscellanea.
English fiction -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- Miscellanea.
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 19th century -- Miscellanea.
English-speaking countries -- Intellectual life -- Miscellanea.
Genre/Form Puzzles and games.
LC no. 98100829
ISBN 019283309X
019283603X (paperback)