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From:Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature (Vol. 60, Issue 4) Peer-Reviewed
The "loveliest and lordliest": gender and the spiritual journey in Charles Williams' All Hallows' EveALL of the relatively few scholars who have written about Charles Williams's last novel, All Hallows' Eve, seem to agree that it is rich with theological significance and portrays its characters as participants in a...
From:Victorians: A Journal of Culture and Literature (Issue 126)Since its publication in 1862, Christina Rossetti's "Goblin Market" has sparked intense curiosity among critics. Although Rossetti's editor-brother, Michael Rossetti, claimed she disavowed complex literary or...
From:Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal (Vol. 27)IF JANE AUSTEN WERE THE JUDGE of a beauty pageant today, who would be her winner? What image of the female body would she promote? In the novels, both robust and delicate women are portrayed as attractive. The athletic...
From:Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal (Vol. 30)
Mrs. Jennings and Mrs. Palmer: the path to female self-determination in Austen's Sense and SensibilityBEGINNING WITH THE TITLE OF Sense and Sensibility, Austen makes readers aware of the two archetypes to be explored. Austen's female bildungsroman is more nuanced than the title suggests at first glance, however, and...
From:Victorian Poetry (Vol. 41, Issue 2) Peer-ReviewedIN "A POET OF ONE MOOD," LATE-VICTORIAN POET ALICE MEYNELL DESCRIBES herself as a poet of "wild ways" who commands the world's attention with poetry that emanates from "One thought that is the treasure of my years...And...
From: Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts[(essay date 1993) In the following essay, Anderson analyzes the origins of Watership Down as an oral narrative and examines the elements of spontaneous storytelling that survive in the written text. She argues that it...
From: Renaissance Papers 1992[(essay date 1993) In the following essay, originally delivered at a conference in 1992, Anderson summarizes critical complaints about the inconsistent development of characters in Edward II, particularly that of...
From: Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal On-Line[(essay date winter 2007) In the following essay, Anderson and VonderBecke explore the significance of walking as a metaphor for love and marriage in Persuasion.] Jane Austen integrates walking into Persuasion to aid...
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