“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife” . So begins Jane Austen’s arguably most enduringly successful novel—one that has been translated into at least… Read More ›
Pride and Prejudice
Analysis of Jane Austen’s Novels
Jane Austen’s (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) novels—her “bits of ivory,” as she modestly and perhaps half-playfully termed them—are unrivaled for their success in combining two sorts of excellence that all too seldom coexist. Meticulously conscious of her artistry… Read More ›
Feminist Novels and Novelists
Feminist long fiction features female characters whose quest for self-agency leads to conflict with a traditionally masculinist and patriarchal society. These novels have been harshly criticized and dismissed—and even ridiculed—for their nontraditional female characters. Feminist ideology in the Western world… Read More ›
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