The Language of Jane Austen

A Study of Some Aspects of her Vocabulary

  • Authors
  • Myra┬áStokes
Book

Part of the The Language of Literature book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Myra Stokes
    Pages 28-45
  3. Myra Stokes
    Pages 46-79
  4. Myra Stokes
    Pages 80-116
  5. Myra Stokes
    Pages 117-152
  6. Myra Stokes
    Pages 153-184
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 185-198

About this book

Introduction

This study examines in detail the vocabulary associated with each of the four main components of 'character' in Jane Austen's work: head, heart, spirits, manners. By comparing Jane Austen's use of these words with their use in other literature of the period, Myra Stokes enhances our understanding not only of Jane Austen's prose, but also of the nineteenth-century society in which she lived.

Keywords

bibliography concept Jane Austen time

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