The Young Jane Austen: Northanger Abbey




    1. Jane Austen and Liberal Education

      Larry P. Arnn
      March 19, 2018

    2. "Effusions of Fancy by a Very Young Lady": The Young Writer's Mind

      Lorraine Murphy
      March 26, 2018

    3. "In a Style Entirely New": The Power of Austen's Irony

      Lorraine Murphy
      April 2, 2018

    4. Moralizing Manners, Teaching Taste: The Role of Convention in Austen's World

      Lorraine Murphy
      April 9, 2018

    5. Learning to Love a Hyacinth: The Education of Catherine's Heart and Mind

      Lorraine Murphy
      April 16, 2018

    6. "To Begin Perfect Happiness": Jane Austen and Realism

      Lorraine Murphy
      April 23, 2018

Final Quiz




Larry P. Arnn is the twelfth president of Hillsdale College, where he is also a professor of politics and history. He received his B.A. from Arkansas State University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Government from the Claremont Graduate School.

Lorraine Murphy is associate professor of English at Hillsdale College. She received her B.A. from Davidson College and her M.A. and Ph.D. from Loyola University – Chicago.