The Blush: Literary and Psychological Perspectives

Abstract

Literary analysis of the blush in Austen’s novels identifies three themes, namely the potential ambiguity of a blush, its association with modesty, and its erotic and gendered nature, issues that scarcely figure in current psychological explanations of the phenomenon. I examine these themes and compare them with current psychological accounts which assign a… (More)

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@inproceedings{Crozier2016TheBL, title={The Blush: Literary and Psychological Perspectives}, author={W. Ray Crozier and Jane Austen}, year={2016} }