Jane Austen and the State of the Nation explores Jane Austen's references to politics and to political economics and concludes that Austen was a liberal Tory who remained consistent in her political agenda throughout her career as a novelist.
Read with this historical background, Austen's books emerge as state-of-the-nation or political novels.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 183 pages, XI, 183 p.
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
- Publication Date: 11/08/2015
- Category: Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900
- ISBN: 9781137544544
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