Department of English Monograph No. 1. Fanny Bertram 'The Structure of Mansfield Park'


  • Ross Smith


This monograph, written by Ross Smith as part of the James Cook University department of English monograph series, explores three aspects of the structure of Jane Austen's novel Mansfield Park. Firstly Smith examines the process by which the character of Fanny Price becomes Fanny Bertram. Smith then turns his attention to the degree to which the novel is built upon a network of moral concepts, before turning the consider the placement of characters around the heroine, who functions as judge and critic.