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Jane Austen and the fiction of her time

Author: Mary Waldron
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
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This book presents Jane Austen as a radical innovator. It explores the nature of her confrontation with the popular novelists of her time, and demonstrates how her challenge to them transformed fiction. In thus identifying her literary motivation, this book offers a fresh and unifying critique of the novels.
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Waldron, Mary.
Jane Austen and the fiction of her time.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999
(DLC) 98041681
(OCoLC)39727680
Named Person: Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Waldron
ISBN: 0511009828 9780511009822 0511037031 9780511037030 0511150091 9780511150098 0511117620 9780511117626 9780521651301 0521651301 0521003881 9780521003889 9780511484667 0511484666
OCLC Number: 52559977
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 194 pages)
Contents: The juvenilia, the early unfinished novels and Northanger Abbey --
The non-heiresses: The Watsons and Pride and prejudice --
Sense and the single girl --
The frailties of Fanny --
Men of sense and silly wives: the confusions of Mr. Knightley --
Rationality and rebellion: Persuasion and the model girl --
Sanditon: conclusion.
Responsibility: Mary Waldron.
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