In 1753, the earl of Chesterfield writes to his son that in his whole life, he was never able to meet a woman possessing reason or consideration, or behaving consequently for twenty-four hours. In his view, sensible men do only dally with women as they in truth do only possess two passions: love and vanity.This study examines Jane Austen Is representation of morality and conduct in her two novels aMansfield Parka (1814) and aPersuasiona (1818) by the use of the conduct books read and used by the people of the Victorian time.A Study Guide to Mansfield Park. Portsmouth, The Open University Press Kaye- Smith, S. (1943). Talking of Jane Austen. London, Cassel and Company Sennett, R. (1976). The Fall Of Public Man. England, Penguin Books Simons, J. (1997).
|Title||:||Victorian Morality and Conduct: Jane Austen ́s Representation|
|Publisher||:||Anchor Academic Publishing (aap_verlag) - 2014-02-01|