Chapter 25. Imagining Sameness and Difference: Domestic and Colonial Sisters in Mansfield Park

  1. Claudia L. Johnson Chair and
  2. Clara Tuite Senior Lecturer
  1. Deirdre Coleman

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305968.ch25

A Companion to Jane Austen

A Companion to Jane Austen

How to Cite

Coleman, D. (2009) Imagining Sameness and Difference: Domestic and Colonial Sisters in Mansfield Park, in A Companion to Jane Austen (eds C. L. Johnson and C. Tuite), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305968.ch25

Editor Information

  1. University of Melbourne, Australia

Author Information

  1. Robert Wallace Chair of English, University of Melbourne, Australia

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:

  • imagining sameness and difference;
  • Domestic and Colonial Sisters in Mansfield Park;
  • body trade;
  • scandal of the marriage market's trade in female flesh, in More's 1805 essay - a commonplace of eighteenth-century women's writing;
  • Austen works and reworks ideas of sameness and difference in Mansfield Park to an unusual degree;
  • Markman Ellis has written well of Sterne's use of confinement “to trope slavery in a metropolitan setting and sentimentalist scenario”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Body Trade

  • Conclusion

  • Further Reading