Jane Austen's Novels: The Art of Clarity

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Although Jane Austen has long been England's best-loved novelist, much current criticism tends to ignore the appeal and accessibility of her novels and instead treats them as mere material--the preserve of academics, feminists, historical specialists, and would-be radical theorists. This book by Roger Gard is at once a thoughtful and detailed discussion of Jane Austen's oeuvre and a provocative and witty commentary that will stimulate all readers. Gard offers lively and perceptive discussions of the six major novels, ...

Jane Austen's Novels: The Art of Clarity 1992, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300054941