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Jane Austen and the Theatre
     

Jane Austen and the Theatre

by Paula Byrne
 

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Paula Byrne shows how Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma and Mansfield Park are all shaped by the comic drama of the period and by Jane Austen's own understanding of men and women as actors playing parts.

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Paula Byrne shows how Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma and Mansfield Park are all shaped by the comic drama of the period and by Jane Austen's own understanding of men and women as actors playing parts.

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"A rare combination of erudition and originality, Jane Austen and the Theatre opens many new doors onto the novelist and her work." --Claudia Johnson

"...elegant and fascinating." --Miranda Seymour, Spectator

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847250476
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
08/30/2007
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Paula Byrne is Research Fellow, University of Liverpool

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