Jane Austen’s Civilized Women: Morality, Gender and the Civilizing Process

Enit Karafili Steiner

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Language: English

Jane Austen’s six complete novels and her juvenilia are examined in the context of civil society and gender. Steiner’s study uses a variety of contexts to appraise Austen’s work: Scottish Enlightenment theories of societal development, early-Romantic discourses on gender roles, modern sociological theories on the civilizing process.