Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Richard Kaye

Second Advisor

Amy Moorman Robbins

Academic Program Adviser

Amy Moorman Robbins


In Jane Eyre and Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Charlotte Brontë and her literary inheritor, D.H. Lawrence, locate the potentially revolutionary romance between their protagonists in natural settings, distant from the social sphere, in order to demonstrate the un-naturalness of an administered capitalist society in which class distinctions work in dehumanizing ways.



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