Description - A Companion to Jane Austen by Claudia L. Johnson
Reflecting the dynamic and expansive nature of Austen studies, A Companion to Jane Austen provides 42 essays from a distinguished team of literary scholars that examine the full breadth of the English novelist's works and career. * Provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date array of Austen scholarship * Functions both as a scholarly reference and as a survey of the most innovative speculative developments in the field of Austen studies * Engages at length with changing contexts and cultures of reception from the nineteenth to the twenty-first centuries
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Author Biography - Claudia L. Johnson
Claudia L. Johnson is Chair of the Department of Englishat Princeton University. Her previous books include Jane Austen:Women, Politics, and the Novel (1988), Equivocal Beings:Politics, Gender and Sentimentality in the 1790s (1995), andThe Cambridge Companion to Mary Wollstonecraft (2002), alongwith editions of Jane Austen s Mansfield Park (1998),Sense and Sensibility (2002), and NorthangerAbbey (2003). Her forthcoming works include JaneAusten s Cults and Cultures, tracing permutations of Jane mania from 1817 to the present,and Raising the Novel, which explores modern efforts tocreate a novelistic canon by elevating novels to keystones of highculture. Clara Tuite is Senior Lecturer in English at theUniversity of Melbourne. She is the author of Romantic Austen:Sexual Politics and the Literary Canon (2002, 2008), as well asseveral essays on Austen, and the co-editor, with Gillian Russell,of Romantic Sociability: Social Networks and Literary Culture inBritain, 1770-1840 (2002, 2006).