Domestic Realities and Imperial Fictions: Jane Austen's Novels in Eighteenth-Century Contexts.
Stewart evaluates Austen's novels to reveal the way evolving empire penetrated every aspect of British life, including the domestic space that was not isolated. Reading Austen's novels as conflicts between older and younger sons, exposing the conflicts between landed and mercantile, risk and security, gender, she shows how Austen's work demonstrates these struggles as they are played out between her characters. Out of print and scarce. University of Georgia Press. Hb, Dj. 1993. NEW. $150.00