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Jane Austen in Context - Literature in Context (Paperback)
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Jane Austen in Context - Literature in Context (Paperback)

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Paperback 498 Pages / Published: 14/09/2006
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This collection of essays covering many aspects of Austen's life, works and historical context provides the fullest introduction in one volume to the life and times of Jane Austen. Jane Austen in Context is a generously illustrated collection of short, lively contributions arranged alphabetically, and covering topics from biography to portraits and agriculture to transport. An essay on the reception of Austen's work is also included, showing how criticism of Austen has responded to literary movements and fashions. The volume emphasises the subtle interactions between Austen's life and times and her novels. This is a work of reference that readers and scholars of Austen will turn to again and again.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521688536
Number of pages: 498
Weight: 590 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 30 mm


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"Jane Austen deserves, and here gets, the reward of other people's skillful work on her little bit of ivory, two inches wide.... The Cambridge Edition justifies its claim to the 'the first ever scholarly edition of the works of Jane Austen', and is a fine tribute to her for the twenty-first century." -Jane Austen Society Newsletter

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“Invaluable for those studying Jane Austen's books”

I bought this book to help with my Open University study module of Jane Austen. It's divided into three sections, life and works,critical reviews both early and recent and historical and cultural context. I... More

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