Jane Austen and the Enlightenment

Collier, J (2015) Jane Austen and the Enlightenment. In: BRLSI Enlightenment Lecture Series in conjunction with the Jane Austen Society, 25 January 2015, Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution, Bath, UK.

Official URL: https://brlsi.org/node/61222

Abstract

Jane Austen's parents embodied the ethos of the Enlightenment. Their daughter's country upbringing reflected many of Rousseau's theories on childhood, and her enlightened education, particularly her extensive reading, was pivotal to her writing.

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Divisions: School of Humanities
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2017 11:30
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