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Jane Austen For Dummies (original 2006; edition 2006)
Jane Austen for Dummies by Joan Elizabeth Klingel Ray (2006)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0470008296, Paperback)Explains Austen's methods, motivations, and morals
The fun and easy way(r) to understand and enjoy Jane Austen
Want to know more about Jane Austen? This friendly guide gives the scoop on her life, works, and lasting impact on our culture. It chronicles the events of her brief life, examines each of her novels, and looks at why her stories - of women and marriage, class and money, scandal and hypocrisy, emotion and satire - still have meaning for us today.
* Why Austen is so popular
* The impact on manners, courtships, and dating
* Love and life in Austen's world
* Her life and key influences
* Her most memorable characters
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:11:00 -0400)
Jane Austen is among the most beloved authors in the English language. This guide chronicles the events of her brief life, examines each of her novels, and looks at why her stories - of women and marriage, class and money, scandal and hypocrisy, heartfelt emotion and biting satire - still resonate today.
(summary from another edition)
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