Useful Jane Austen

Editor/Author Manser, Martin
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Manser

Price: Core Collection Only
Category: Language & Literature - Literature
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Concise overview of Jane Austen's life, Jane Austen and the English language, Jane Austen's works; and synopses of Jane Austen's major novels.

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Table of Contents

    • Introduction
    • Jane Austen's Life
    • Family Background
    • First Writings
    • Personal Relationships
    • Adult Career
    • Character
    • Jane Austen and the English Language
    • Linguistic Features of Austen's Prose
    • Other Linguistic Characteristics
    • Language, Class, and Character in Austen
    • The Austen Touch
    • From Shakespeare to Jane Austen
    • Jane Austen and her Times
    • The Gentrification of the English Language
    • Jane Austen and the Cult of Improvement
    • Jane Austen's Works
    • The World of Jane Austen's Novels
    • Jane Austen's Methods
    • The Progress of Jane Austen's Heroines
    • Synopses of Jane Austen's Major Novels
    • Emma
    • Mansfield Park
    • Northanger Abbey
    • Persuasion
    • Pride and Prejudice
    • Sense and Sensibility