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Jane Austen

Author: Jack Lynch
Publisher: Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, ©2010.
Series: Critical insights.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This collection brings together a selection of recent representative critical essays on Austen from a variety of perspectives."--About this volume.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jane Austen.
Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009027640
Named Person: Jane Austen; Jane Austen
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Lynch
ISBN: 9781587656392 1587656396
OCLC Number: 721907225
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 349 pages).
Contents: On Jane Austen / Jack Lynch --
Biography of Jane Austen / Rosemary M. Canfield Reisman --
The Paris review perspective / Radhika Jones --
Jane Austen: a cultural and historical context / Neil Heims --
Jane Austen: the critical reception / Bonnie Blackwell --
Pride, prejudice, and persuasion: a comparison of two novels by Jane Austen / Dominick Grace --
Emma / Bernard J. Paris --
Jane Austen and female reading / Robert W. Uphaus --
Why there's no sex in Jane Austen's fiction / Susan Morgan --
Liberty, connection, and tyranny: the novels of Jane Austen and the aesthetic movement of the picturesque / Jill Heydt-Stevenson --
Of woman borne: male experience and feminine truth in Jane Austen's novels / Sarah R. Morrison --
Rank and status / Christopher Brooke --
Early phase versus major phase: the changing feelings of the mind / William Deresiewicz --
Conjecturing possibilities: reading and misreading texts in Jane Austen's Pride and prejudice / Felicia Bonaparte --
Pride and prejudice and the beauty of justice / Sarah Emsley.
Series Title: Critical insights.
Responsibility: editor, Jack Lynch.


By all accounts, Jane Austen seems to have lived a quiet, circumscribed life. Never out of print, her six novels have attracted a legion of enthusiastic fans and spawned multiple unofficial sequels  Read more...
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