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Jane Austen and the fiction of her time / Mary Waldron.

Waldron, Mary. (Author).
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Subject: Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 > Criticism and interpretation.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 > Books and reading.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 > Contemporaries.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 > Aesthetics.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 > Critique et interprétation.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 > Livres et lecture.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 > Contemporains.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 > Esthétique.
English fiction > 19th century > History and criticism > Theory, etc.
English fiction > 18th century > History and criticism > Theory, etc.
Women and literature > England > History > 19th century.
Fiction > Technique.
Roman anglais > 19e siècle > Histoire et critique > Théorie, etc.
Roman anglais > 18e siècle > Histoire et critique > Théorie, etc.
Femmes et littérature > Angleterre > Histoire > 19e siècle.
Roman > Technique.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0511009828
  • ISBN: 9780511009822
  • ISBN: 0511037031
  • ISBN: 9780511037030
  • ISBN: 0511150091
  • ISBN: 9780511150098
  • ISBN: 0511117620
  • ISBN: 9780511117626
  • ISBN: 9780521651301
  • ISBN: 0521651301
  • ISBN: 0521003881
  • ISBN: 9780521003889
  • ISBN: 9780511484667
  • ISBN: 0511484666
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 194 pages)
  • Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Cambridge University Press, 1999.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-189) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The juvenilia, the early unfinished novels and Northanger Abbey -- The non-heiresses: The Watsons and Pride and prejudice -- Sense and the single girl -- The frailties of Fanny -- Men of sense and silly wives: the confusions of Mr. Knightley -- Rationality and rebellion: Persuasion and the model girl -- Sanditon: conclusion.
Summary: This book presents Jane Austen as a radical innovator. It explores the nature of her confrontation with the popular novelists of her time, and demonstrates how her challenge to them transformed fiction. In thus identifying her literary motivation, this book offers a fresh and unifying critique of the novels.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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