Uses of Austen: Jane's Afterlives

Uses of Austen: Jane's Afterlives

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ISBN-13: 9781349339990
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Edition description: 1st ed. 2012
Pages: 243
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

SHELLEY COBB Lecturer in English and Film, University of Southampton, UK
FELICITY JAMES Lecturer in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-century Literature, University of Leicester, UK
MARY JOANNOU Professor of Literary History and Women's Writing, Anglia Ruskin University, UK
STEPHANIE JONES Lecturer in English, University of Southampton, UK
DEIDRE SHAUNA LYNCH Chancellor Jackman Professor and Associate Professor of English, University of Toronto, Canada
WILLIAM MAY Lecturer in English, University of Southampton, UK
REBECCA MUNFORD Senior Lecturer in English Literature, Cardiff University, UK
JULIAN NORTH Senior Lecturer, University of Leicester, UK
MARY ANN O'FARRELL Associate Professor of English, Texas A&M University, UK

JULIETTE WELLS Associate Professor and Chair of English, Manhattanville College, USA

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction; G.Dow & C.Hanson 'A genius for foretelling': Augustan Austen and Future Fiction; D.Lynch 'England's Jane': The Legacy of Jane Austen in the Fiction of Barbara Pym, Dodie Smith and Elizabeth Taylor; M.Joannou 'The Future of Pemberley': Emma Tennant, the 'Classic Progression' and Literary Trespassing; R.Munfort New Theoretical Approaches to Austen in Contemporary Popular Culture; J.Wells Becoming Jane: The Life of Jane Austen in Contemporary Biography and Film; J.North Letters to Jane: Austen, the Letter, and Twentieth-century Women's Writing; W.May At Home with Jane: Placing Austen in Contemporary Culture; F.James Uses of Translation: The Global Jane Austen; G.Dow The Imperial Economy of Chadha's Bride and Prejudice ; S.Jones 'Bin Laden a Huge Jane Austen Fan': Jane Austen in Contemporary Political Discourse; M.A.O'Farrell 'What Would Jane Do?' Postfeminist Media Uses of Austen and the Woman Reader; S.Cobb Bibliography Index

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