All Things Austen
An Encyclopedia of Austen's World
By (author) Kirstin Olsen
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All Things Austen by Kirstin Olsen
While educators and students will find a myriad of uses for this resource, the lively writing will appeal to general readers who want to gaze into Jane Austen's world. Follows format of the bestselling and critically-acclaimed All Things Shakespeare. Takes readers directly from the text to the details of the material culture presented in Austen's novels. Well researched and written in a lively, engaging style. Presents otherwise difficult to find information. Situates Austen and her works within her cultural milieu. Includes a timeline and bibliography
"[A] valuable aid, or even primer, for anyone wishing to get more out of their reading ... Olsen's writing is clear and clever. She pulls interesting and amusing anecdotes out of her source literature to illustrate points... A useful and fascinating work overall and a valuable part of any public, school, or academic collection."-Reference ReviewsISBN: 9780313330322
Classification: Literature & literary studies
Format: Hardback (254mm x 178mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Greenwood Press
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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