The Friendly Jane Austen: A Well-Mannered Introduction to a Lady of Sense and Sensibility

The Friendly Jane Austen: A Well-Mannered Introduction to a Lady of Sense and Sensibility

by Natalie Tyler
     
 

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Every generation rediscovers Jane Austen with a renewed passion for her timeless stories of romance, family relations, and foibles of human nature. Today she is more popular than ever. Natalie Tyler captures the essence of this enthusiasm in a book that shuns obscure academic approaches and provides lively discussions about every one of Austen's novels and characters.…  See more details below

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Every generation rediscovers Jane Austen with a renewed passion for her timeless stories of romance, family relations, and foibles of human nature. Today she is more popular than ever. Natalie Tyler captures the essence of this enthusiasm in a book that shuns obscure academic approaches and provides lively discussions about every one of Austen's novels and characters. Readers can experience the highlights of Austen's early writings, learn about the man who almost won her hand, and puzzle over what on earth she meant by the last line of Persuasion. Tyler includes quizzes, eye-catching illustrations, interviews with Austen scholars and lovers of her work-such as Jane Smiley, T. C. Boyle, and Miss Manners-plus a filmography, a bibliography, and browsable quotes and sidebars to create this wildly entertaining Austen companion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101191538
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/01/2001
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
File size:
2 MB

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