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Eavesdropping on Jane Austen's England
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Lesley Adkins, Roy Adkins
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-06 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Eavesdropping on Jane Austen's England explores the real England of Jane Austen's lifetime. It was a troubled period, with disturbing changes in industry and agriculture and a constant dread of invasion and revolution. The comfortable, tranquil country of her fiction is a complete contrast to the England in which she
A Visitor's Guide to Jane Austen's England
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Sue Wilkes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-30 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

“Wilkes makes the world of Jane Austen come to life . . . from travel to fashion, shopping, leisure, and, of course, finding a mate” (Britain Express). Immerse yourself in the vanished world inhabited by Austen’s contemporaries. Packed with detail and anecdotes, this is an intimate exploration of how the
Jane Austen at Home
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Lucy Worsley
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-18 - Publisher: Hachette UK

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'This is my kind of history: carefully researched but so vivid that you are convinced Lucy Worsley was actually there at the party - or the parsonage.' Antonia Fraser 'A refreshingly unique perspective on Austen and her work and a beautifully nuanced exploration of gender, creativity,
Satire, Celebrity, and Politics in Jane Austen
Language: en
Pages: 388
Authors: Jocelyn Harris
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-03 - Publisher: Bucknell University Press

In Satire, Celebrity, and Politics in Jane Austen, Jocelyn Harris argues that Jane Austen was a satirist, a celebrity-watcher, and a keen political observer. In Mansfield Park, she appears to base Fanny Price on Fanny Burney, criticize the royal heir as unfit to rule, and expose Susan Burney’s cruel husband
The Spirituality of Jane Austen
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Paula Hollingsworth
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-21 - Publisher: Lion Books

Jane Austen was the daughter of one clergyman and the sister of others, and attended church throughout her life. Her memorial, when she died, spoke of her deep Christian faith, but was that just cant? In this celebratory book, Paula Hollingsworth explores Jane Austen's faith - which came to the