CitationDuquette, Natasha and Elisabeth Lenckos (eds.). Jane Austen and the Arts: Elegance, Propriety, and Harmony. Bethlehem: Lehigh University Press, 2014.
Table of ContentsDaily practice, musical accomplishment, and the example of Jane Austen / Kathryn L. Libin -- "A reputation for accomplishment": Marianne Dashwood and Emma Woodhouse as artistic performers / Kelly M. McDonald -- Miss Bingley's walk: Jane Austen and the aesthetics of movement / Erin Smith -- The sister artist: Casandra Austen's portraits of Jane Austen in art historical context / Jeffrey Nigro -- Portrait of a lady (artist): Persuasion and Corinne / Elisabeth Lenckos -- Jane Austen's comic heroines and the controversial: pleasures of wit / Belisa Monteiro -- An adaptable aesthetic: eighteenth-century landscape, Anne Radcliffe, and Jane Austen / Alice Davenport -- Exploring literature's transformative power: Jane Austen, Joanna Baillie, and the aesthetics of moral development / Christine Colón -- Jane Austen's influence on Stephanie Meyer's Twilight / Deborah Kennedy -- Aesthetics, politics, and the interpretation of Mansfield Park / J. Russell Perkin -- Reflections on mirrors: Jane Austen, Jean Jacques Rousseau, and socio-politics / Melora G. Vandersluis -- "So much novelty and beauty": Persuasion and the spacious aesthetic of restraint / Jessica Brown -- Augustinian aesthetics in Austen's world: God as artist / Diane Capitani -- "Delicacy of taste" redeemed: the aesthetic judgment and spiritual formation of Austen's clergyman-heroes / Frederick and Natasha Duquette
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