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Jane Austen 200

As the 200th anniversary of her death approaches, Jane Austen and her work will be celebrated across the country. To mark the occasion, we have put together this collection which showcases our full range of Austen content.

From research works and textbooks to free chapter compilation, and special discount offers, you will find it all here.


  • Jane Austen and Sciences of the Mind

    Edited by Beth Lau

    The essays in this volume interpret Jane Austen’s fiction through the lens of various sciences of the mind and brain, especially the cluster of disciplines implicated in the term cognitive science, including neuroscience, evolutionary biology, evolutionary and developmental psychology, and others.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • Women Reviewing Women in Nineteenth-Century Britain

    The Critical Reception of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë and George Eliot

    By Joanne Wilkes

    Focusing particularly on the critical reception of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë and George Eliot, Joanne Wilkes offers in-depth examinations of reviews by eight female critics: Maria Jane Jewsbury, Sara Coleridge, Hannah Lawrance, Jane Williams, Julia Kavanagh, Anne Mozley, Margaret Oliphant and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

  • Jane Austen & Charles Darwin

    Naturalists and Novelists

    By Peter W. Graham

    Are Jane Austen and Charles Darwin the two great English empiricists of the nineteenth century? Peter W. Graham poses this question as he brings these two icons of nineteenth-century British culture into intellectual conversation in his provocative new book. Graham shows that while the one is…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

  • Prospect and Refuge in the Landscape of Jane Austen

    By Barbara Britton Wenner

    How do Austen's heroines find a way to prevail in their environments? How do they make the landscape work for them? In what ways does Austen herself use landscape to convey meaning? These are among the questions Barbara Britton Wenner asks as she explores how Austen uses landscape to extend the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • Jane Austen's Civilized Women

    Morality, Gender and the Civilizing Process

    By Enit Karafili Steiner

    Jane Austen’s six complete novels and her juvenilia are examined in the context of civil society and gender. Steiner’s study uses a variety of contexts to appraise Austen’s work: Scottish Enlightenment theories of societal development, early-Romantic discourses on gender roles, modern sociological…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Gender and Genre

  • Jane Austen, Young Author

    By Juliet McMaster

    In her lively and accessibly written book, Juliet McMaster examines Jane Austen’s acute and frequently uproarious juvenile works as important in their own right and for the ways they look forward to her novels. Exploring the early works both collectively and individually, McMaster shows how young…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18

  • An Ethics of Becoming

    Configurations of Feminine Subjectivity in Jane Austen Charlotte Bronte, and George Eliot

    By San Jeong Cho

    In attempting to conceptualize feminine subjectivity beyond the familiar paradigm of dualism and within the parameters of ethics, this study examines the political and intellectual identity of contemporary poststructuralist feminism and its profound resonance with the nineteenth-century British…

    Paperback – 2014-01-30
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • Jane Austen and Animals

    By Barbara K. Seeber

    The first full-length study of animals in Jane Austen, Barbara K. Seeber’s book situates the author’s work within the serious debates about human-animal relations that began in the eighteenth century and continued into Austen’s lifetime. Seeber shows that Austen’s writings consistently align the…

    Hardback – 2013-07-04

  • Character and Conflict in Jane Austen's Novels

    A Psychological Approach

    By Bernard J. Paris

    In Character and Conflict in Jane Austen's Novels, Bernard J. Paris offers an analysis of the protagonists in four of Jane Austen's most popular novels. His analysis reveals them to be brilliant mimetic creations who often break free of the formal and thematic limitations placed upon them by Austen…

    Paperback – 2013-01-15

  • Routledge Library Editions: Jane Austen

    By Various

    This four volume backlist collection brings together an array of criticism written about the works of  Jane Austen, encompassing everything from a detailed analysis of her six published novels, through to an investigation of the heroines within her fiction, a re-evaluation…

    Hardback – 2011-10-12
    Routledge Library Editions: Jane Austen

  • Jane Austen

    By Robert P. Irvine

    Jane Austen is one of England's most enduringly popular authors, renowned for her subtle observations of the provincial middle classes of late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century England.This guide to Austen's much-loved work offers: an accessible introduction to the contexts and many…

    Paperback – 2005-03-01
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook

    Edited by Robert Morrison

    Robert Morrison sets Pride and Prejudice within the social contexts of female conduct books and political tales of terror and traces criticism of the novel from the nineteenth century to the present, including material on the 1995 film adaptation. Extensive introductory comment and annotation…

    Paperback – 2005-02-18
    Routledge Guides to Literature

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Please note: This discount code cannot be combined with any other discount or offer and is only valid on print books purchased directly from our website before 30 September 2017.

Jane Austen - Environment and Nature Collection

To mark the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death on 18th July 2017, Routledge is delighted to bring you this free collection.

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Women's Novels Collection

We hope you enjoy this sample of works from the Chawton House Library Series: Women's Novels. Taken together, the selection commemorates the achievements of just some of Austen and Staël’s contemporaries.

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