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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, ©2010
|Named Person:||Jane Austen; Jane Austen|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|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 and prequels as well as television and film adaptations. This title brings together a variety of essays discussing Austen and her work.
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