Jane Austen and Imperialism---A Rereading of Pride and Prejudice

Runjiang Xu, Yucheng Li

Abstract


This thesis attempts to search for the clues related to British domestic exploitation of the peasant labors and overseas colonization of other countries after rereading the novel Pride and Prejudice, with an aim to bring out Austen’s intimacy with Imperialism. It will offer some insights into a better understanding of provincial world created by Jane Austen.


Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/elt.v2n4p184

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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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