Film and literature students Emily Rose and Olivia Cole are behind the internet serial which imagines what would happen to Sense and Sensibility
heroines sister Elinor and Marianne Dashwood if they were at university in the 21st century.
The culture of sensibility
was a pan-European intellectual fashion that demoted the importance of "disengaged reason" in moral life and championed sensibility
and natural goodness in its stead.
Abigail and John Adams: The Americanization of Sensibility
By posturing writers to attune to the relevance of their impressions, sensibility
offers a provocative and appealing way to pursue the study of writing in the context of calls for "ethical awareness" (Leverenz 111) and "suspicion" on the part of WPAs (Janangelo 117).
CULTURE Club members have the chance to win one of two pairs of tickets to see Sense and Sensibility
at the Empire Theatre, Consett.
PEN-AIR productions of Sense and Sensibility
and Cranford are being staged in Wales this summer.
Angelica Nuzzo, Ideal Embodiment: Kant's Theory of Sensibility
, Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2008, 414 pp.
About 2,000 annotations, on everything from the rules of inheritance that could leave a wealthy man's daughters almost penniless to the fashionable cult of sensibility
that Austen satirizes, appear on facing pages for easy interpretation.
and the American Revolution, Sarah Knott sets for herself the task of explaining the explosion of sensibility
in the second half of the eighteenth century.
Critics, especially in recent years, have attempted to reconcile Wollstonecraft's critique in the Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1791) of the "Romantic unnatural delicacy of feeling" encouraged by women's education in the discourse of feminine sensibility
(1) with the passionate disposition attested to by her tumultuous romantic relationships with men such as Gilbert Imlay--a disposition which many critics believe to be represented by the character of Mafia in her unfinished final novel The Wrongs of Woman, or Maria (1797).
Eschewing excessive technical language to remain accessible to readers of all backgrounds, Sentience and Sensibility
explores both traditional and fresh takes on weighty philosophical issues such as the nature and origin of moral values, the moral status of animals, problems of partiality, racism and moral perfectionism, and much more.
The paintings in the collection are linked through a shared sensibility
about American cultural aspirations at the turn of the century.