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The Influence of Naval Captain Charles Austen's North American Experiences on Persuasion and Mansfield Park

@article{Kindred2009TheIO,
  title={The Influence of Naval Captain Charles Austen's North American Experiences on Persuasion and Mansfield Park},
  author={Sheila Johnson Kindred},
  journal={Persuasions; The Jane Austen Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={31},
  pages={115}
}
THE PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL LIVES of Jane Austen's naval characters sparkle with animation and authenticity. In Persuasion we meet Captain Frederick Wentworth, who has become very wealthy by the capture of naval prize and is known for his "great deal of intelligence, spirit and brilliancy" (26). In company is his sister, the good-humored Mrs. Croft, who makes a strong impression as the eminently practical naval wife of the likable Rear-Admiral Croft. In Mansfield Park Midshipman William Price… 
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