Jane Austen

Robert P. Irvine*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Abstract / Description of output

Jane Austen is one of England's most enduringly popular authors, renowned for her subtle observations of the provincial middle classes of late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century England. This guide to Austen's much-loved work offers: an accessible introduction to the contexts and many interpretations of Austen's texts, including film adaptations, from publication to the present an introduction to key critical texts and perspectives on Austen's life and work, situated within a broader critical history cross-references between sections of the guide, in order to suggest links between texts, contexts and criticism suggestions for further reading. Part of the Routledge Guides to Literature series, this volume is essential reading for all those beginning detailed study of Jane Austen and seeking not only a guide to her works but also a way through the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds them.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherRoutledge Taylor & Francis Group
Number of pages190
ISBN (Print)9780203504369
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2005

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