Abstract or Introduction
After providing a short overview of the historical circumstances of both novels, this essay analyzes the representation of England and Englishness, first in Austen´s Northanger Abbey and then in Woolf´s Between the Acts. Aspects discussed include the relationship between town and countryside, the presentation of crime, houses and landscape as well as the selection of characters.
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- Silvia Schilling (Author), 2018, Representations of Englishness in Jane Austen's 'Northanger Abbey' (1817) and Virginia Woolf's 'Between the Acts' (1941), Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/520758