Austen, Eliot, Charlotte Bronta'' & The Mentor-Lover

Austen, Eliot, Charlotte Bronta'' & The Mentor-Lover

by Patricia Menon
     
 

This lucid and tightly-argued study uses the motif of the mentor-lover--embodying diverse permutations of sexual love, power and judgment--to explore, evaluate and compare the works of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë and George Eliot as they contend with issues of sexuality, family, selfhood, freedom, conduct and gender. The figure also provides a means to probe

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This lucid and tightly-argued study uses the motif of the mentor-lover--embodying diverse permutations of sexual love, power and judgment--to explore, evaluate and compare the works of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë and George Eliot as they contend with issues of sexuality, family, selfhood, freedom, conduct and gender. The figure also provides a means to probe their relationship to the reader as they become mentor-lovers through authorship, each eliciting a different form of love and electing a different style of instruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403902597
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/17/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.68(d)

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