Passion, Irony and Social Justice in Jane Austen's Novels (Spring term) (LIT 17)

  • Day and time: Monday 12:30 - 13:45
  • Length of course: 1 term. Spring (10 Weeks)
  • Number of places: 20
  • Start date: 11 January 2021
  • Description:

    19th Century novelists such as Emily Bronte and Charles Dickens deal with profound themes of human love, suffering and social justice in a dramatic manner, while Jane Austen's novels are often regarded as a somewhat gentler form of literature. In this course we shall examine two of her novels - Sense and Sensibility and Mansfield Park - and consider whether Austen deals with the same major themes in ways that are different in style but just as effective in impact.

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  • Format: Seminar

  • Tutor: Mike Lynch
  • I have a degree in English Literature and enjoy reading Jane Austen's novels.

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