Jane Austen's Anglicanism by Laura Mooneyham White

By Laura Mooneyham White

In her re-evaluation of Jane Austen's Anglicanism, Laura Mooneyham White means that attractive with Austen's international in all its strangeness and remoteness unearths the novelist's intensely various presumptions concerning the cosmos and human nature. whereas Austen's readers frequently venture postmodern and secular views onto an Austen who displays their very own instances and values, White argues that viewing Austen's Anglicanism in the course of the lens of basic assets of the interval, together with the advanced heritage of the Georgian church to which Austen used to be in detail attached all her existence, presents a context for knowing the primary clash among Austen's malicious wit and her family's testimony to her Christian piety and kindness. White attracts connections among Austen's studies with the clergy, liturgy, doctrine, and non secular readings and their fictional parallels within the novels; exhibits how orthodox Anglican innovations comparable to normal legislation and the nice Chain of Being resonate in Austen's paintings; and explores Austen's expertise of the ethical difficulties of authorship relative to God as author. She concludes by means of surveying the ontological and ethical gulf among the worldview of Emma and Oscar Wilde's the significance of Being Earnest, arguing that the evangelical earnestness of Austen's day had develop into a determine of mockery via the past due 19th century.

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