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The Jane Austen Handbook
     

The Jane Austen Handbook

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by Margaret C. Sullivan
 

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Long before Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Quirk published this guide to life in Regency England to the delight of Austen fans everywhere. Newly published with a revised cover, The Jane Austen Handbook offers step-by-step instructions for proper comportment in the early 19th century. Readers will discover: 

    

Overview

Long before Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Quirk published this guide to life in Regency England to the delight of Austen fans everywhere. Newly published with a revised cover, The Jane Austen Handbook offers step-by-step instructions for proper comportment in the early 19th century. Readers will discover: 

     •  How to Indicate Interest in a Gentleman Without Seeming Forward
     •  How to Ensure a Good Yearly Income
     •  How to Ride Sidesaddle
     •  How to Behave at a Dinner Party

Full of practical directions for navigating the travails of Regency life, this charming illustrated book also serves as a companion for present-day readers, explaining the English class system, currency, dress, and the nuances of graceful living.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“A valuable companion to Austen's novels.”—School Library Journal

“This informative and gently amusing book explains (Austen) in easily digestible sections, and is equally of use to the Austen neophyte and the Austen fan.”—Chicago Tribune

The Jane Austen Handbook is a valuable addition to any Regency era reference library.”—GeekDad.com

“What a boon to any Jane Austen fan! It is great fun to read.”—Portland Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594745089
Publisher:
Quirk Publishing
Publication date:
03/08/2011
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
91,402
File size:
11 MB
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Meet the Author

Margaret C. Sullivan is the editrix of Austenblog.com and an active member of the Jane Austen Society of North America. Her favorite Jane Austen novel is Persuasion.

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Jane Austen Handbook 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
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very enjoyable
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Bought this for my friend for her birthday. I can't attest to how good the content is, since I didn't read it. But the book is very nice and looked like a fun read. Needless to say, my friend loved it!