Austen, Eliot, Charlotte Brontë & The Mentor-Lover
This lucid and tightly-argued study uses the motif of the mentor-lover--embodying diverse permutations of sexual love, power and judgment--to explore, evaluate and compare the works of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë and George Eliot as they contend with issues of sexuality, family, selfhood, freedom, conduct and gender. The figure also provides a means to probe their relati...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published September 17th 2003 by Palgrave Macmillan
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