Searching for Jane Austen


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Searching for Jane Austen demolishes with wit and vivacity the often-held view of "Jane," a decorous maiden aunt writing her small drawing-room stories of teas and balls. Emily Auerbach presents a different Jane Austen a brilliant writer who, despite the obstacles facing women of her time, worked seriously on improving her craft and became one of the world s greatest novelists, a master of wit, irony, and character development. In this beautifully illustrated and lively work, Auerbach surveys two centuries of editing, ...

Searching for Jane Austen 2006, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299201845

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Searching for Jane Austen 2004, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299201807