Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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978-1-4422-5709-2 • Paperback • November 2016 • $19.95 • (£14.99)
978-1-4422-5710-8 • eBook • November 2016 • $18.99 • (£14.99)
Mimi Marinucci is a professor of philosophy and women’s and gender studies at Eastern Washington University. She resides in Cheney, WA.
Introduction: “How Much Sooner One Tires of Anything” than of Jane Austen -- Mimi Marinucci
Part I. Love and Marriage
1 Love in the Time of Epistemic Injustice -- Vittorio Bufacchi
2 Can there be Sense without Sensibility? The Middle Road to Love and Marriage in Jane Austen -- Sally Winkle
3 Love, Marriage and Dialectics in the Novels of Jane Austen -- Suzie Gibson
4 Beyond Pride and Prejudice: Jane Austin and Friedrich Nietzsche on What Makes a Happy Marriage -- William A. Lindenmuth
5 Marriage and Friendship in Jane Austen: Self-knowledge, Virtue, and the “Second Self” -- Kathleen Dougherty
Part II. Morality and Virtue
6 Finding Happiness at Hartfield -- Janelle Pötzsch
7 The Last Great Representative of the Virtues: MacIntyre after Austen -- David LaRocca
8 Jane Austen on Moral Luck -- Eva Dadlez
Part III. Wealth and Class
9 Women Owning Property: The Great Lady in Jane Austen -- Rita Oliveira
10 Deconstructing Entailment -- Christopher Ketcham
11 “Pictures of Perfection Make Me Sick and Wicked”: Privilege and Parody in Emma -- Nancy Marck Cantwell
12 “The Middle Classes at Play”: Austen and Marx Go to Hollywood -- Charles Bane
Part IV. Concepts and Clarifications
13 Do You Want to Know a Secret? The Immorality and Morality of Secrets and the Subversive Jane Austen -- Elizabeth Olson and Charles Taliaferro
14 Persuasion, Influence, and Over-Persuasion -- Keith Dromm and Heather Salter
15 The Language Games of Persuasion -- Richard Gilmore
Part V. Monsters and Zombies
16 Dead and Alive: Austen’s Role in Mashup Literature -- Amanda Riter
17 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Regency, Repression, and Roundhouse Kicks -- Andrea Zanin
18 “Till This Moment I Never Knew Myself”: On Identities and Zombies -- A.G. Holdier
About the Contributors
Find out why:
- Sense & Sensibility is a proto-feminist vision of love and marriage.
- Emma illustrates Aristotle’s conceptions of happiness and friendship.
- Mansfield Park demonstrates the ethical phenomenon of “moral luck.”
- Persuasion suggests that secrecy and fickleness can be virtues rather than vices.
- Pride & Prejudice mashups with zombies reveal hidden truths about Victorian identity and consciousness.