Voices from the World of Jane Austen

Voices from the World of Jane Austen

by Malcolm Day
     
 

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A fascinating collection of first-hand accounts of life in the time of Jane Austen (1775-1817), showing how social standing and etiquette were prime considerations of the period, and revealing the stark contrast between 'upstairs' and 'downstairs' and the lives of men and women. With extracts from Jane Austen's novels, letters, biographies, memoirs and newspapers,

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A fascinating collection of first-hand accounts of life in the time of Jane Austen (1775-1817), showing how social standing and etiquette were prime considerations of the period, and revealing the stark contrast between 'upstairs' and 'downstairs' and the lives of men and women. With extracts from Jane Austen's novels, letters, biographies, memoirs and newspapers, including previously unpublished material held by The Jane Austen Society, British Library, Hampshire Record Office and Kent County Archives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781446356692
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
04/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author


Malcolm Day is a highly respected author and former editor of Reader's Digest General Books in London. Currently, Malcolm edits a magazine about history and tradition in the West Country and lives in Somerset, England.

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