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Emma
A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism
 
 
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22 Feb 2002
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This new edition of Jane Austen's nineteenth-century novel presents the 1816 text along with contemporary critical essays that introduce students to Emma from gender, new historical, Marxist, cultural, and feminist perspectives. An additional essay demonstrates how various critical perspectives can be combined. The text and essays are complemented by contextual documents, introductions (with bibliographies), and a glossary of critical and theoretical terms.


Description

This new edition of Jane Austen's nineteenth-century novel presents the 1816 text along with contemporary critical essays that introduce students to Emma from gender, new historical, Marxist, cultural, and feminist perspectives. An additional essay demonstrates how various critical perspectives can be combined. The text and essays are complemented by contextual documents, introductions (with bibliographies), and a glossary of critical and theoretical terms.


Contents

PART 1: EMMA: THE COMPLETE TEXT IN CULTURAL CONTEXT
Biographical and Historical Contexts
The Complete Text (1816 first edition)
Cultural Documents
PART 2: EMMA: A CASE STUDY IN CONTEMPORARY CRITICISM
A Critical History of Emma
Gender Studies and Emma; C. Johnson
Marxist Criticism and Emma; B. Fowkes Tobin
Cultural Criticism and Emma; P. Delaney
The New Historicism and Emma; P. Finch and C. Bowen
Feminist Criticism and Emma; D. Looser
Combining Critical Perspectives on Emma; M. Butler
Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terms
About the Contributors
Index


Authors

ALISTAIR M. DUCKWORTH teaches at the University of Florida.