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A companion to Jane Austen studies

Author: Laura C Lambdin; Robert T Lambdin
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000.
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A guide to the works of Jane Austen and the critical response to them. In light of the ambiguity of her texts, each major work is approached from a reader-response perspective, describing the reader's relationship to her writing. Separate chapters cover her poems, letters and prayers.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Companion to Jane Austen studies.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000
Named Person: Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura C Lambdin; Robert T Lambdin
ISBN: 0313306621 9780313306624
OCLC Number: 42649625
Description: xiii, 315 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Sense and Sensibility: A Convergence of Readers/Viewers/Browsers / Rebecca Stephens Duncan --
2. A Critical History of Sense and Sensibility / Rebecca Stephens Duncan --
3. The Oppositional Reader and Pride and Prejudice / Johanna M. Smith --
4. Pride and Prejudice: Jane Austen and Her Readers / Elizabeth Langland --
5. Fanny Price's "Customary" Subjectivity: Rereading the Individual in Mansfield Park / Anne B. McGrail --
6. The Critical History of Mansfield Park / J. Pat Rogers --
7. Lampoon and Lampoonability: Emma and the Riddle of Popularity / Thomas Dabbs --
8. "And Very Good Lists They Were": Select Critical Readings of Jane Austen's Emma / Richard McDonald --
9. Rereading Jane Austen: Dialogic Feminism in Northanger Abbey / Carole Gerster --
10. Austen's Northanger Abbey: A Bibliographic Study / James R. Keller --
11. Persuasion's Box of Contradictions / Claudia Stein --
12. Degrees of maturity : the bibliographic history of Jane Austen's Persuasion / Laura Cooner Lambdin and Robert Thomas Lambdin --
13. The juvenilia : energy versus sympathy / Juliet McMaster --
14. Child's play : a short publication and critical history of Jane Austen's juvenilia / Eric Daffron --
15. Tender toes, bow-wows, meow-meows and the devil : Jane Austen and the nature of evil / Paula Buck --
16. Lady Susan : a bibliographical essay / Deborah Knuth --
17. On the virtures of stout half-boots, Speculation and a little fresh hair powder : a political, yet jovial, reading of Jane Austen's The Watsons / Laura Hamblin --
18. The Watsons : critical interpretations / Maureen Hourigan --
19. Jane Austen's Sanditon / Peggy Huey --
20. Jane Austen's letters in the nineteenth century : the politics of nostalgia / Stephanie Moss --
21. Humor and wit in Jane Austen's poems and charades / Laura Cooner Lambdin and Robert Thomas Lambdin --
22. Jane Austen's prayers : deism becoming theism / Elton E. Smith.
Responsibility: edited by Laura Cooner Lambdin and Robert Thomas Lambdin.
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Jane Austen significantly shaped the development of the English novel, and her works continue to be read widely today. And because so many readers have had such varied responses to her novels, the  Read more...


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