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Author Harris, Jocelyn

Title A revolution almost beyond expression : Jane Austen's Persuasion / Jocelyn Harris
Published Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©2007
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Description 1 online resource (280 pages) : illustrations
Contents Origins for Persuasion -- The reviser at work : MS chapter 10 to chapters X-XI (1818) -- At the White Hart : MS chapter 11 to chapter XII (1818) -- The history of Buonaparte -- Domestic virtues and national importance -- A critique on Walter Scott -- Prejudice on the side of ancestry -- The worth of Lyme -- The white glare of Bath -- Conclusion: Meaning to have spring again
Summary "To praise Jane Austen's novels only as stylistic masterpieces is to strip them of the historical, cultural, and literary contexts that might otherwise illuminate them. By focusing primarily on the political, historical, satiric, actively intertextual, and deeply sexualized text of Persuasion, the author seeks to reconcile the so-called insignificance of her content with her high canonical status, for Austen's interactions with real and imagined worlds prove her to be innovative, even revolutionary."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 248-265) and index
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Subject Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Persuasion
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Persuasion -- Sources
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Persuasion -- Criticism, Textual
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Knowledge and learning
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Homes and haunts
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Appreciation
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.
Persuasion (Austen, Jane)
Art appreciation.
Homes.
Learning and scholarship.
Genre/Form Electronic book
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Sources.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006039825
ISBN (alk. paper)
(alk. paper)
1936249626
9781936249626