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A Jane Austen education : how six novels taught me about love, friendship, and the things that really matter

Author: William Deresiewicz
Publisher: New York : The Penguin Press, 2011. ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Austen scholar Deresiewicz turns to the author's novels to reveal the remarkable life lessons hidden within. With humor and candor, Deresiewicz employs his own experiences to demonstrate the enduring power of Austen's teachings.
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Named Person: Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Deresiewicz
ISBN: 9781594202889 1594202885
OCLC Number: 677975447
Description: 255 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Emma : everyday matters --
Pride and prejudice : growing up --
Northanger Abbey : learning to learn --
Mansfield Park : being good --
Persuasion : true friends --
Sense and sensibility : falling in love --
The end of the story.
Responsibility: William Deresiewicz.

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Austen scholar Deresiewicz turns to the author's novels to reveal the remarkable life lessons hidden within. With humor and candor, Deresiewicz employs his own experiences to demonstrate the enduring power of Austen's teachings.

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