Chapter 7. Moving In and Out: The Property of Self in Sense and Sensibility

  1. Claudia L. Johnson Chair and
  2. Clara Tuite Senior Lecturer
  1. Susan C. Greenfield Associate Professor

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305968.ch7

A Companion to Jane Austen

A Companion to Jane Austen

How to Cite

Greenfield, S. C. (2009) Moving In and Out: The Property of Self in Sense and Sensibility, in A Companion to Jane Austen (eds C. L. Johnson and C. Tuite), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305968.ch7

Editor Information

  1. University of Melbourne, Australia

Author Information

  1. Fordham 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:

  • Sense and Sensibility - first published in 1811;
  • The Property of Self in Sense and Sensibility;
  • Sense and Sensibility - “youthful work patched up at a later date”;
  • the novel's doubling heroines and plots representing sustained critique of the ideology of individualism;
  • feminist interpretations emphasizing the sisters' painfully similar gendered constraints

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Further Reading