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A Preface to Jane Austen

1st Edition

By Christopher Gillie


200 pages

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An excellent introduction to one of the best known authors in English Literature.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations Acknowledgements Introduction Part One: Biographical Background 1 Character and Family Background 2 Religion 3 Mysteries and Uncertainties 4 Juvenilia Part Two: Literary Background 5 Augustan Sense and Sensibility 6 Literary Contemporaries: Isolation and Involvement 7 The Eighteenth-century Novel

8 The Arts and the Social Order 9 Women in Life and Literature Part Three: The Art of Jane Austen 10 Characterization: Heroines and Heroes 11 The Construction of the Novels 12 Emma 13 Jane Austen's Place in English Fiction Part Four: Reference Section Index

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