Flirting with Pride and Prejudice: Fresh Perspectives on the Original Chick-Lit Masterpiece

Flirting with Pride and Prejudice: Fresh Perspectives on the Original Chick-Lit Masterpiece

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Overview

One of fiction's most well-loved novels, this 19th-century classic continues to capture the hearts of contemporary readers with its notions of marriage, dating, and romance. Leading authors in the area of women's literature and romance contribute to this fresh collection of essays on everything from Lydia's scandalous marriage to George Wickham to the female-dominated Bennett household and the emphasis placed on courtship and marriage. Contributors include Jo Beverly, Alesia Holliday, Mercedes Lackey, Joyce Millman, and Jill Winters. This compilation is an excellent companion for both those new to Jane Austen and well-versed Austen-philes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781932100723
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
Publication date: 08/11/2005
Series: Smart Pop Series
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 1 - 17 Years

About the Author

Jennifer Crusie (a pseudonym for Ohio native Jennifer Smith, b. 1949) is the bestselling author of more than 20 romance novels, including Maybe This Time, Welcome to Temptation, Tell Me Lies, Crazy for You, Faking It, and Fast Women. She has also collaborated with Bob Mayer on the books Wild Ride, Agnes and the Hitman, and Don’t Look Down.

Hometown:

Ohio

Date of Birth:

1949

Place of Birth:

Ohio

Education:

B.A., Bowling Green State University, 1973; M.A., Wright State University; Ph.D., Ohio University, 1986

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