1st Edition

A Preface to Jane Austen

ISBN 9780582354814
Published August 5, 1985 by Routledge
200 Pages

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Book Description

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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