Jane Austen: The World of Her Novels

Frances Lincoln Limited, 1 sept. 2003 - 320 pages
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This book is a masterful and eminently readable presentation of the life and works of England's greatest woman novelist and easily the most beautifully illustrated book on that author that has ever been published. Jane Austen: The World of Her Novels is essential reading for students of literature and of social history and for all Jane Austen and enthusiasts who want to gain new insights into her work. Eminent Austen scholar Deirdre Le Faye presents a meticulously researched overview of life in early 19th century England, from foreign affairs to fashion, from transport to drains; she goes on to consider each novel individually, explaining its action, its setting, the reaction of public and critics and Jane's own feelings about the book. - Back cover.

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It was not a very interesting book. The writing is bland and the choice of topics sounded a bit random. I hope I'll get my hands on a more researched and more thorough Austen-related book. Consulter l'avis complet

Absolutely a must!

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I learned so much and still consult it from time to time. My goto Austen book. Consulter l'avis complet

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À propos de l'auteur (2003)

DEIRDRE LE FAYE is an expert on Jane Austen, and the author of several books about her, including the definitive biography Jane Austen: A Family Record for the British Library, and a completely new edition of Jane Austen’s Letters (OUP). She lives in Portishead, North Somerset.

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