Description - Jane Austen: Inside Her Novels by Matthew Coniam
Jane Austen is one of Britain's best loved authors and this beautifully illustrated guide to her novels, released to commemorate the 200th anniversary of her death, is an essential for any Jane Austen fan or literary lover. Revealing key aspects of Jane's own background and life, this fascinating guide explores the relationships between the key themes of her most celebrated works and her own experience as a woman in 18th-century England. This exploration of her life and works is the perfect way to celebrate the legacy she has left in the past 200 years. CONTENTS: Jane's family background The Juvenilia stories Northanger Abbey (written but not immediately published) Sense and Sensibility Pride and Prejudice Mansfield Park Emma Persuasion (published after Jane's death, along with Northanger Abbey) Jane Austen's Legacy Places to Visit SELLING POINTS: 2017 will be a big Jane Austen year and this is the first Pitkin book to focus on her novels. The book will look at the context in which Jane wrote her novels and what influenced her. It will study the themes from each book and how they related to Jane's personal life. The author works at the Jane Austen Centre in Bath and is an authority on the famous writer. Funny and famous quotes from each of her books are included. Fully illustrated with wonderful images from the Jane Austen House Museum and the Hampshire Record Office, among other sources. 60 colour illustrations
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Format: Paperback / softback
(240mm x 172mm x 3mm)
Publisher: Pavilion Books
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Author Biography - Matthew Coniam
Matthew Coniam is the author of The Annotated Marx Brothers and That's Me, Groucho!
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