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Keith, Jennifer


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"Lawless wingd & unconfind": aesthetics and the possibility of justice in early British romantic-era literature 2011 4205 This dissertation seeks to remedy the gap in the scholarship pertaining to the intersection of justice and aesthetics in 1790s British literature. While many critics have considered the literature of this period within the historical context of the F...
Jane Austen’s Persuasion and Wentworth’s unconscious constancy ; and, “Nay, Mama, if he is not to be animated by Cowper!”: Jane Austen, William Cowper, and Marianne Dashwood’s evocative sensibility 2014 90 In Persuasion, Jane Austen uses Frederick Wentworth, a fundamentally unique Austen hero, to revise the eighteenth century theories of mind she has relied on in her earlier novels. Specifically, her depiction of his memory both recall...