Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence. Or does she? This week, Stephanie is joined by Dr Lee O'Brien to discuss Mr Knightley, Miss Bates, and why Emma's big problem is that she's just so bored.
How Jane Austen's Emma changed the face of fiction - https://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/dec/05/jane-austen-emma-changed-face-fiction
Jane Austen's Emma is the perfect novel: http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/books/2015/12/jane_austen_s_emma_is_the_perfect_novel.html