2009 Student Research Conference:
22nd Annual Student Research Conference

An Exploration of Primogeniture in Jane Austen Novels
Tammy L. Graves♦
Dr. Patricia Gately, Faculty Mentor

This presentation will explore the social and legal practices of primogeniture in 19th Century British society, especially as they impacted restrictions on the female gender[women]and as represented in Jane Austens novels Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Sense and Sensibility, and Mansfield Park.

Keywords: Jane Austen, Primogeniture, Gender Studies


Presentation Type: Oral Paper

Session: 14-2
Location: OP 2117
Time: 8:30

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