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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Named Person:||Jane Austen|
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|Description:||xii, 253 s. : ill. ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||List of Tables of Figures List of Abbreviations Acknowledgements PART 1: THE LITERARY CONTEXT AND AUSTEN'S EARLY FICTION Introduction: Fiction and the Literary Marketplace, 1785-1820 Jane Austen and Fiction, 1787-1809 Getting Published at Last, 1811-13 PART II: AUSTEN'S REGENCY NOVELS Making the Popular Polite: Mansfield Park and the Moral-Domestic Novel Woman as Genius/Genius Loci : Emma as an English National Tale The Business of Novel-Writing: Walter Scott and Persuasion Conclusion: The Canonization of Jane Austen Notes Bibliography Index|
'Jane Austen and the Popular Novel ought to transform our understandings of this celebrated author. In his groundbreaking study, Anthony Mandal overturns key assumptions about Austen's authorship,