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Matters of fact in Jane Austen : history, location, and celebrity

Auteur : Janine Barchas
Éditeur : Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013, ©2012.
Édition/format :   Print book : Anglais : Johns Hopkins paperback edition, 2013Voir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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In Matters of Fact in Jane Austen: History, Location, and Celebrity, Janine Barchas makes the bold assertion that Jane Austen's novels allude to actual high-profile politicians and contemporary celebrities as well as to famous historical figures and landed estates. Barchas is the first scholar to conduct extensive research into the names and locations in Austen's fiction by taking full advantage of the explosion of  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Genealogy
History
Personne nommée : Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Janine Barchas
ISBN : 9781421411910 1421411911
Numéro OCLC : 857671486
Description : xiii, 317 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contenu : Introduction: "History, real solemn history" in Austen --
"Quite unconnected" : the Wentworths and Lady Susan --
Mapping Northanger Abbey to find "Old Allen" of Prior Park --
Touring Farleigh Hungerford Castle and remembering Miss Tilney-Long --
"The celebrated Mr. Evelyn" of the Sylva in Burney and Austen --
Hell-fire Jane : Dashwood celebrity and Sense and sensibility --
Persuasion's battle of the books : Baronetage versus Navy list --
Afterword: Jane Austen's fictive network.
Responsabilité : Janine Barchas.

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