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Description - Jane Austen Among Women by Deborah Kaplan

In an age when genteel women wrote little more than personal letters, how did Jane Austen manage to become a novelist? Was she an isolated genius who rose to fame from the support of her family, or from woman writers who went before her? In "Jane Austen Among Women", Deborah Kaplan argues that these explanations are either misleading or insufficient. Austen, Kaplan contends, participated actively in a women's culture that promoted female authority and achievement - a culture that not only helped her become a novelist but also influenced her fiction.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801849701
ISBN-10: 0801849705
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Deborah Kaplan

Deborah Kaplan is associate professor of English at George Mason University.