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Reading Jane Austen After Reading Charlotte Smith
Language: en
Pages: 136
Authors: Jacqueline M. Labbe
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-03 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book explores what it means to read the six major works of Jane Austen, in light of the ten major works of fiction by Charlotte Smith. It proposes that Smith had a deep and lasting impact on Austen, but this is not an influence study. Instead, it argues for
Placing Charlotte Smith
Language: en
Pages: 338
Authors: Jacqueline M. Labbe, Elizabeth A. Dolan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-30 - Publisher: Lehigh University Press

A lively and far-ranging interest in place, space, and situation characterizes the work of Romantic-era British author Charlotte Smith (1749-1806). Featuring ten original essays, an introduction and an epilogue, this volume offers new insights into Smith’s life and work by exploring two central issues: Smith’s place as a foundational writer
The Routledge Companion to Jane Austen
Language: en
Pages: 622
Authors: Cheryl A. Wilson, Maria H. Frawley
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-14 - Publisher: Routledge

First published anonymously, as ‘a lady’, Jane Austen is now among the world’s most famous and highly revered authors. The Routledge Companion to Jane Austen provides wide-ranging coverage of Jane Austen’s works, reception, and legacy, with chapters that draw on the latest literary research and theory and represent foundational and
Charlotte Smith
Language: en
Pages: 401
Authors: Loraine Fletcher
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-06-22 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

'Sold, a legal prostitute' when married off at the age of fifteen, Charlotte Smith left her wastrel husband to support herself and their children as a poet and novelist who would have a lasting influence on William Wordsworth and Jane Austen. Combative and witty she became a radical, controversial and
The Female Reader in the English Novel
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Joe Bray, Senior Lecturer in Language and Literature Joe Bray
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-25 - Publisher: Routledge

This book examines how reading is represented within the novels of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. Contemporary accounts portrayed the female reader in particular as passive and impressionable; liable to identify dangerously with the world of her reading. This study shows that female characters are often active and