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In Jane Austen and Narrative Authority, Tara Ghoshal Wallace argues that faraway from embodying ideological and technical serenity, Austen's novels articulate a number anxieties approximately authorship and authority. The novels test in several methods with attainable resources and the final word disasters of authority, continually returning to the compromised determine of the narrator. Wallace means that Austen's novelistic output may be learn as a conception of interpretation, thematizing difficulties of narrative authority and readers' resistance.

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