Posted by Valerie Mc. on January 07, 1998 at 22:21:35:
In response to Prof. Butler on Henry Tilney, written by Carolyn B on January 07, 1998 at 14:29:40
] Marilyn Butler in intro essay to Penguin Classics edition of NA:
Henry is a mysterious, almost allegorical figure, who stands for androgynous ideas*, youthful play, the comic spirit, romance.
So Henry is actually an allegory of androgynous romance? Jane is a lot more advanced than I'd ever dreamed!
] * is this academia run amok??
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