[KINDLE] ❃ Jane Austen, or The Secret of Style ❧ D.A. Miller – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk What is the world historical importance of Jane Austen An old maid writes with the detachment of a god Here the stigmatized condition of a spinster; there a writer's uneualled display of absolute impe or The MOBI ï What is the world historical importance of Jane Austen An old maid writes with the detachment of a god Here the stigmatized condition of a spinster; there a writer's uneualled display of Austen, or The Secret of Kindle - absolute impersonal authority In between the secret work of Austen's style to keep at bay the social doom that would follow if she ever wrote as the person she isFor no Jane Austen could ever appear in Jane Austen Amid happy wives and pathetic old maids Jane Austen, MOBI :Þ we see no successfully unmarried woman and despite the multitude of girls seeking to acuire accomplishments no artist either What does appear is a ghostly No One a narrative voice unmarked by age gender marital status all the particulars that make a person and might make a person peculiar The Austen heroine must suppress her wit to become the one and not the other to become that is a person fit to be tied in a conjugal knot But Austen, or The PDF/EPUB ì for herself Austen refuses personhood with all its constraints and needs and disappears into the sourceless anonymity of her style Though often treasured for its universality that style marks the specific impasse of a writer whose self representation is impossible without the prospect of shameDA Miller argues this case not only through the close reading that Austen's style always demands but also through the close writing the slavish imitation that it sometimes inspires.
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- Jane Austen, or The Secret of Style
- D.A. Miller
- 06 December 2016 D.A. Miller