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Nature in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice (novel and film)

Abstract : PLAN PART ONE The paucity of natural references in P&P 1 Limited occurrences of nature-related terms 2 Scarcity of metaphors & similes 3 A limited number of descriptions of natural settings PART TWO: Noteworthy exceptions: Aesthetic influences and "Pemberley" 1 William Gilpin and the Picturesque 2 An aesthetic conflict in the description of Pemberley 3 The best of both worlds PART THREE: The romanticizing / Brontification of Jane Austen 1 "Jane Austen" as a construct 2 Wright's Romantic rereading of the novel 3 Literary vs. cinematic needs CONCLUSION: Lewes's criticism of Charlotte Brontë's work
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Xavier P. Lachazette. Nature in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice (novel and film). Journée d'étude : Agrégation d'anglais 2007, Dec 2006, Le Mans, France. ⟨hal-03319380⟩



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