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Jane Austen's business : her world and her profession

Author: Juliet McMaster; Bruce Stovel
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan Press ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jane Austen's Business is a collection of essays that demonstrates Austen knew her business. Many of these essays, including those by Julia Prewitt Brown, Margaret Drabble, Jan Fergus, Isobel Grundy,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juliet McMaster; Bruce Stovel
ISBN: 0312158351 9780312158354 0333629205 9780333629208
OCLC Number: 33007621
Description: xx, 237 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I : What sees keenly. Persuasion: or, the triumph of cheerfulness / Isobel Grundy --
'Staring in astonishment': portraits and prints in Persuasion / Peter Sabor --
Transfiguring the romantic sublime in Persuasion / Lorrie Clark --
Gazing and avoiding the gaze / Douglas Murray --
Shame or espousal? Emma and the new intersubjectivity of anxiety in Austen / George Butte. Part II : What speaks aptly. 'My sore-throats, you know, are always worse than anybody's': Mary Musgrove and Jane Austen's art of whining / Jan Fergus --
Talking about talk in Pride and prejudice / Juliet McMaster --
Words 'half-dethroned': Jane Austen's art of the unspoken / Inger Sigrun Thomsen. Part III : What moves flexibly. Prudential lovers and lost heirs: Persuasion and the presence of Scott / Jane Millgate --
The Slow process of Persuasion / Judith Terry --
The Austens and the Elliots: a consumer's guide to Persuasion / Edward Copeland --
Jane Austen's real business: the novel, literature and cultural capital / Gary Kelly --
Private and public in Persuasion / Julia Prewitt Brown. Part IV : What throbs fast and full. Retrenchments / Elaine Showalter --
'The Sentient target of death': Jane Austen's prayers / Bruce Stovel --
The Dower house at Kellynch: a Somerset romance / Margaret Drabble.
Responsibility: edited by Juliet McMaster and Bruce Stovel.

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