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Austen scholar Deirdre Le Faye first gives a met- iculously researched overview of the period, from foreign affairs to social ranks, from fashion to sanitation. She goes on to consider each novel individually, explaining in detail its action, its setting, the reaction of public and critics and Jane's own feeling about it.

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With a wealth of details about Jane Austen's life and times, this volume brings to life the world of her novels. Austen scholar Deirdre Le Faye first gives an overview of the period, from foreign affairs to social ranks, from fashion to sanitation. She goes on to consider each novel individually.

About the Author

Deirdre Le Faye is an expert on Jane Austen, and the author of several books, including the definitive biography Jane Austen: A Family Record for the British Library, and a completely new edition of Jane Austen's letters. She lives in Portishead, North Somerset.

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ISBN:
9780711222786
Author:
FAYE, DEIRDRE LE
Publisher:
Frances Lincoln
Author:
Derdre Le Faye
Author:
Le Faye, Deirdre
Author:
Le Faye, Derdre
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Subject:
General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Literary
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PHOTOGRAPHY / General
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Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
October 2006
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TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
70 color and BandW illustrations
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.57 x 6 in
Age Level:
10-14

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