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Jane Austen and Philosophy, Paperback / softback Book

Jane Austen and Philosophy Paperback / softback

Edited by Mimi Marinucci

Part of the Great Authors and Philosophy series


Generations of readers have fallen in love with Jane Austen's timeless tales of eighteenth-century English life.

Even casual readers comprehend that these classic novels are not just love stories.

They offer keen insights into various aspects of the human condition, such as interpersonal relationships, social conventions, and morality.

Jane Austen and Philosophy offers all fans of Austen's work an introduction to the incredible depth of this English novelist's stories by probing, for example, the struggles of Elizabeth and Jane Bennett, Emma Woodhouse, and Elinor and Marianne Dashwood as they face societal pressures and their own desires.

As the second book in the new Great Authors and Philosophy series, Jane Austen and Philosophy explores questions about morality and duty, propriety and dignity, and obligation and happiness that sheds new light on the works of this classic author and reveals deep issues still relevant to the men and women of society today.

Contributions by Charles Bane, Vittorio Bufacchi, Nancy Marck Cantwell, Eva Dadlez, Kathleen Dougherty, Keith Dromm, Suzie Gibson, Richard Gilmore, A.G.

Holdier, Christopher Ketcham, David LaRocca, William Lindenmuth, Rita Oliveira, Elizabeth Olson, Janelle Poetzsch, Amanda Riter, Charles Taliaferro, Sally Winkle, and Andrea Zanin




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