Examines Austen's presentation of sibling love and rivalry in the context of the social and historical changes in the late 18th and early 19th centuries and analyses the incest motif in numerous works of the period, arguing that the handling of incestuous themes represents a stage in the development of the novel. Originally published in 1992.
|Publication date:||12th May 1999|
|Categories:||Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers, Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ,|
GLENDA HUDSON is an Associate Professor at the California State University, she specializes in Victorian literature and the British novel. Born in Canterbury, England, she received her B.A. from the University of Leeds and her M.A. and Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University. She is the co-author of A Contemporary Guide to Literary Terms. Her articles and reviews of eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century fiction have appeared in Jane Austen and Discourses of Feminism, Eighteenth-Century Fiction, Persuasions, Remate de Males, and Studies in the Novel. In addition to her work in literary studies, she has published work on professional writing ...More About G. Hudson