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Those elegant decorums; the concept of propriety in Jane Austen's novels.

Albany, State University of New York Press, 1973.
ISBN 0873953375, 0873952367

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Subjects Anstand.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Ethics.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.
Austen, Jane.
Conduct of life in literature.
Didactic fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Didactic fiction, English.
Social ethics in literature.
Women and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Women and literature.
Description 168 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date 1973.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary For Austen, a person's social behavior is the external manifestation of his internal moral character. What is the relationship between the conventionally accepted rules of propriety of Austen's era, and a morally valid standard of social behavior?
Contents How to read Jane Austen -- The concept of propriety -- Propriety as duty to society and self: Sense and sensibility -- Propriety as a test of character: Pride and prejudice -- Propriety and the education of Catherine Morland: Northanger Abbey -- Status, work, and propriety in Mansfield Park -- Egotism and propriety in Emma -- Propriety and the exception individual: Persuasion.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area England
Network Numbers (OCoLC)605761
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Nardin, Jane, 1944-
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