Fair Forms: Essays in English Literature from Spenser to Jane Austen.

SKU: 10836-1

Essays of structural analysis of literature, as applied to textural analysis, to enhance understanding of the authors' basic themes.  Essays on Spenser, Milton, Dryden, Fielding, as well as Austen. Essayists include Bjorvand, Davies, Ek, and Rostvig. Extensive endnotes. The very good essay on Austen, "Mistaken conduct and proper 'feeling': A study of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice" is written by Grete Ek. Very good condition in purple cloth with mustard dust jacket with slight edge wear. Inscribed "D. McColley, Dept. of English;" Diane McColley was a professor at Rutgers, president of The Milton Society, and known for her explorations of portrayals of Eve in literature. D. S. Brewer, Cambridge, 1975, 248 pgs. Hb, Dj. USED. $30.00