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Jane Austen and children

Author: David Selwyn
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jane Austen is not usually associated with children - especially since she had none of her own. But there are in fact more children in her novels than one might at first think. She herself was from a sizeable family, with numerous nephews and nieces. She was, by all accounts, good with children and popular with them. It was therefore natural for her to include them in her novels, even if sometimes offstage. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Selwyn, David.
Jane Austen and children.
London ; New York : Continuum, 2010
(OCoLC)466343718
Named Person: Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Selwyn
ISBN: 9780826425188 0826425186
OCLC Number: 670428932
Description: 1 online resource (249 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Confinement; 2 Birth; 3 Infancy; 4 Childhood; 5 Parents; 6 The child in the family; 7 Reading and writing; 8 Education; 9 Maturity; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: David Selwyn.

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Jane Austen is not usually associated with children - especially since she had none of her own. But there are in fact more children in her novels than one might at first think. This book looks at  Read more...

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