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Dear Jane Austen : a heroine's guide to life and love

Dear Jane Austen : a heroine's guide to life and love

Author: Patrice Hannon
Publisher: New York : Plume, [2007], ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Presents a series of fictional letters between Jane Austen and twenty-first century women seeking advice in a "Dear Abby" format, in which Jane uses examples of heroines from her books and modern popular culture to prove her points.

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Genre/Form: novels
Epistolary fiction
Named Person: Jane Austen; Jane Austen
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrice Hannon
ISBN: 9780452288942 0452288940
OCLC Number: 147994801
Notes: Originally published: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho : Wytherngate Press, 2005.
Description: xiv, 156, [1] pages ; 21 cm
Contents: A heroine's character --
A heroine and her family --
A heroine and her friends --
A heroine in the world --
A heroine knows a hero when she sees one, or does she? --
A heroine's guide to S-x (a short chapter) --
What a heroine should know about marriage --
Beauty tips for heroines --
Should a heroine care about money? --
A heroine's happy ending.
Responsibility: Patrice Hannon.


Women have looked to Jane Austen's heroines as models of appropriate behaviour for nearly two centuries. Who better to understand the heart of a heroine than Austen? This book serves as a 'Dear Abby'  Read more...


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