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dc.contributor.authorMorris, Pam
dc.date.issued2017-01-31
dc.date.submitted2017-03-09 23:55
dc.date.submitted2020-03-24 03:00:27
dc.date.submitted2020-04-01T13:48:25Z
dc.identifier625278
dc.identifierOCN: 981692797
dc.identifierhttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/31756
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/37085
dc.description.abstractAusten and Woolf are materialists, this book argues. ‘Things’ in their novels give us entry into some of the most contentious issues of the day. This wholly materialist understanding produces worldly realism, an experimental writing practice which asserts egalitarian continuity between people, things and the physical world. This radical redistribution of the importance of material objects and biological existence, challenges the traditional idealist hierarchy of mind over matter that has justified gender, class and race subordination. Entering their writing careers at the critical moments of the French Revolution and the First World War respectively, and sharing a political inheritance of Scottish Enlightenment scepticism, Austen’s and Woolf’s rigorous critiques of the dangers of mental vision unchecked by facts is more timely than ever in the current world dominated by fundamentalist neo-liberal, religious and nationalist belief systems.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::D Literature & literary studies::DS Literature: history & criticism::DSK Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers
dc.subject.otherLiterature
dc.subject.otherIdealism
dc.subject.otherIndividualism
dc.subject.otherJane Austen
dc.subject.otherPhilosophical realism
dc.subject.otherVirginia Woolf
dc.titleJane Austen, Virginia Woolf and Worldly Realism
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.26530/oapen_625278
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virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_nameEdinburgh University Press
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_websitehttp://www.euppublishing.com/
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oapen.relation.isbn9781474423533
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oapen.grant.number100132
oapen.grant.programKU Select 2016 Front List Collection
dc.number100132
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