Chapter 21. From Politics to Silence: Jane Austen's Nonreferential Aesthetic

  1. Claudia L. Johnson Chair and
  2. Clara Tuite Senior Lecturer
  1. Mary Poovey

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305968.ch21

A Companion to Jane Austen

A Companion to Jane Austen

How to Cite

Poovey, M. (2009) From Politics to Silence: Jane Austen's Nonreferential Aesthetic, in A Companion to Jane Austen (eds C. L. Johnson and C. Tuite), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305968.ch21

Editor Information

  1. University of Melbourne, Australia

Author Information

  1. New York University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 2 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405149099

Online ISBN: 9781444305968

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Keywords:

  • political, social, and cultural worlds;
  • From Politics to Silence - Jane Austen's Nonreferential Aesthetic;
  • … from politics, it was an easy step to silence. (Northanger Abbey);
  • Jane Austen's Nonreferential Aesthetic;
  • If there is no textual origin for the resolution Elizabeth claims to have made to thank Darcy;
  • the formal homology between Austen's narrative treatment of Elizabeth's broken promise and the epistemological effect of the Restriction Act

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Further Reading