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Jane Austen in context

by Janet Todd (Editor)

Other authors: Antje Blank (Contributor), Antje Blank (Assistant searcher), Paula Byrne (Contributor), Robert Clark (Contributor), Edward Copeland (Contributor)31 more, Valérie Cossy (Contributor), Richard Cronin (Contributor), Alistair M. Duckworth (Contributor), Gerry Dutton (Contributor), Deirdre Le Faye (Contributor), Jan Fergus (Contributor), Penny Gay (Contributor), David Gilson (Contributor), Chris Jones (Contributor), Gary Kelly (Contributor), Thomas Keymer (Contributor), Margaret Kirkham (Contributor), Peter Knox-Shaw (Contributor), Claire Lamont (Contributor), Maggie Lane (Contributor), Anthony Mandal (Contributor), John Mullan (Contributor), James Raven (Contributor), Warren Roberts (Contributor), Nicholas Roe (Contributor), Diego Saglia (Contributor), David Selwin (Contributor), David Selwyn (Contributor), Deirdre Shauna Lynch (Contributor), Brian Southam (Contributor), Jane Stabler (Contributor), Rajeswari Sunder Rajan (Contributor), Kathrin Sutherland (Contributor), Nicola Trott (Contributor), Mary Waldron (Contributor), John Wiltshire (Contributor)

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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.… (more)
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Very scholarly! ( )
  lesleyannemcleod | Aug 2, 2013 |
Great for providing that bit of context and background ( )
  JenniferForest | Jun 30, 2009 |
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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.

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