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DOC î READER Jane Austen in Context The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jane Austen FREE à Covering many aspects of Jane Austen's life works and historical context this collection of essays provides the most complete one volume introduction to her life and times The generously illustrated The generously illustrated collection of concise contributions is arranged alphabetically and covers topics ranging from biography to portraits critical responses to transl A collection of essays on the historical and cultural setting for Austen's life and work It covers topics from manners to food to criticism and transportation At their best the essays are informative and shed new light on Austen's work On the other hand it seems as if some of the topics Politics were simply too large to cram into short essay form so they end up being confusing Worth reading for the good parts though

EBOOK Ò Jane Austen in Context The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jane Austen ã Janet Todd

Covering many aspects of Jane Austen's life works and historical context this collection of essays provides the most complete one volume introduction to her life and times A birthday present to myself A really interesting and hefty tome with 40 short essays about the author her work its reception and various aspects of her world that are either featured or taken for granted in the novels I enjoyed the biography for reminding us how relatively little we actually know about her The chapter on Education was interesting in focussing not only on formal learning but on education in its broadest sense and discussed how very involved Austen's novels are in exploring and assisting this And it was generally agreed that Mr Knightley is the bee's whiskers Well worth reading for Austen fans

Janet Todd ã Jane Austen in Context The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jane Austen BOOK

Jane Austen in Context The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jane AustenAtions 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 It is definitely interesting to see where Jane Austen fits into our history however not a beach read Definitely scholarship