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Austen, Eliot, Charlotte Bronte and the Mentor-Lover
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Austen, Eliot, Charlotte Bronte and the Mentor-Lover (Hardback)

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This lucid and tightly-argued study uses the motif of the mentor-lover - embodying diverse permutations of sexual love, power and judgement - to explore, evaluate and compare the works of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte and George Eliot as they contend with issues of sexuality, family, selfhood, freedom, conduct and gender. The figure also provides a means to probe their relationship to the reader as they become mentor-lovers through authorship, each eliciting a different form of love and electing a different style of instruction.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1800 to c 1900LGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: Palgrave USA Publication Date: 23/05/2003 ISBN-13: 9781403902597  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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PATRICIA MENON has taught English at Niagara College and at Brock University, Ontario, Canada.

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