- Austen's six novels relentlessly contrasted to the voluminous (and "historical") productions of novelist, poet, and critic Sir Walter Scott
- Dealing in notions and facts
- Her novels, too, grapple with "real, solemn history" Persuasion ends with its heroine dreading "a future war [as] all that could dim her sunshine"
- Jane Austen and History Writing
- Recitation of regnal years that resembles mistaken ideas about Austen herself
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Arts and Humanities(all)