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Reading Jane Austen

Author: Jenny Davidson
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Series: Reading writers and their work.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Whether you're new to Austen's work or know it backwards and forwards already, this book provides a clear, full and highly engaging account of how Austen's fiction works and why it matters. Exploring new pathways into the study of Jane Austen's writing, novelist and academic Jenny Davidson looks at Austen's work through a writer's lens, addressing formal questions about narration, novel writing, and fictional
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny Davidson
ISBN: 9781108421348 1108421342 9781108431835 1108431836
OCLC Number: 1015270862
Description: xvii, 158 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Letters --
Conversation --
Revision --
Manners --
Morals --
Voice --
Female economies.
Series Title: Reading writers and their work.
Responsibility: Jenny Davidson.

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An original and highly engaging account of one of the most influential writers in the history of English literature, by novelist and leading academic Jenny Davidson. Looking at Austen's novels  Read more...

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'Davidson's close readings are delightfully fresh, designed to provide formal accounts of how Austen's fiction functions for the specialist and the common reader alike.' Gillian Dow, The Times Read more...

 
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