A Reading of Class and Gender Conventions and Transgressions in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

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In Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, gender roles and gender expectations relate to class differences in a system of social convention which operates to delimit all of the characters men and women, rich people and less privileged people to a greater or lesser extent, in a way which reflects actual class and gender structures in England around 1800. The… (More)

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@inproceedings{Bennets2015ARO, title={A Reading of Class and Gender Conventions and Transgressions in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice}, author={Elizabeth Bennet’s and Elizabeth Bennets and Jane Austens and Joffrey Levi Abrahamsson}, year={2015} }