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MARIANNE AND WILLOUGHBY, LUCY AND COLIN: BETRAYAL, SUFFERING, DEATH AND THE POETIC IMAGE
Many of the song lyrics in Jane Austen’s personal music books (some collected or transcribed by her, some inherited or passed on from family members) are couched in the sentimental poetic diction prevalent in the eighteenth ...
Who are the fools?
(Jane Austen’s Regency World, 2012-03)
A discussion of the characters in Northanger Abbey in the light of literary ideas of the fool.
'Naipaul's Women Revisited'
(South Asian Review, 2012-12)
This article is a reconsideration of V.S. Naipaul’s attitude toward women, following from the author’s 2005 article “Naipaul’s Women.” Various recent statements Naipaul has made about female authors, including Diana Athill ...
A Red, Red Rose
(Jane Austen’s Regency World, January-February 2011, 2011-01)
Gillian Dooley considers how much – or little – is known about Jane Austen's admiration for the work of the philandering Scottish poet Robert Burns.
Matters of Taste
(Jane Austen’s Regency World, 2010-03)
A discussion of aesthetics and morality in Sense and Sensibility.
Musicianship and Morality in the Novels of Jane Austen
A survey of the significance of music and musicianship in five novels of Jane Austen: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma and Persuasion. It is concluded that whatever part music played in ...
‘Figures of Good: comparing Mansfield Park with Iris Murdoch's A Fairly Honourable Defeat’
(Jane Austen’s Regency World, 2010-01)
Comparison of the 'figures of good' Fanny Price in 'Mansfield Park' and Tallis Browne in 'A Fairly Honourable Defeat' by Iris Murdoch.
‘What trouble I have with Jane Austen!’ V.S. Naipaul’s blind spot.
(Victorian Association for the Teaching of English,, 2008)
In an April 2006 interview with Farrukh Dhondy in the Literary Review, V.S. Naipaul spoke disdainfully of Jane Austen, labelling her writing as 'nonsensical' and directed solely at 'those people who wish to be educated in ...