In this lecture, I discuss Jane Austen’s critique of the possible dangers of romanticism in Sense and Sensibility. Through contrasting Marianne and Elinor, we see the dialectical contrast and development between romantic sensibility and romantic sense in their character progressions and how the story develops and concludes.
Hesiod, Paul Krause in real life, is the editor of VoegelinView and a writer on art, culture, literature, politics, and religion for numerous journals, magazines, and newspapers. He is the author of The Odyssey of Love and the Politics of Plato, and a contributor to the College Lecture Today and the forthcoming book Diseases, Disasters, and Political Theory. He holds master’s degrees in philosophy and theology (biblical & religious studies) from the University of Buckingham and Yale, and a bachelor’s degree in economics, history, and philosophy from Baldwin Wallace University.
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