The Heirs of Jane Austen: Twentieth-Century Writers of the Comedy of Manners

The Heirs of Jane Austen: Twentieth-Century Writers of the Comedy of Manners

by Rachel R. Mather

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Overview

The Heirs of Jane Austen emphasizes the uniqueness, the similarity, and the diversity in the social comedies of three British writers of the early twentieth century working in the tradition of Jane Austen - Edward F. Benson, E.M. Delafield, and Angela Thirkell. This work demonstrates the enduring charm and appeal of these social interactions that have become social history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820426242
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/1997
Series: American University Studies Series: Series 4: English Language and Literature , #180
Pages: 142
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

The Author: Rachel R. Mather is an assistant professor in the School of Management and Business at Adelphi University, Garden City, New York. She has a doctorate in English from St. John's University, Jamaica, New York.

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