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Jane Austen in a Social Context

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Scholars have never been so interested in the social context of Jane Austen's novels, and in this collection David Monaghan brings together some of the most important work that has resulted from that interest. The individual essays, most of which appear in print for the first time here, cover a wide range of topics. Given the recent growth in feminist criticism, it is inevitable that several of them should deal with Jane Austen's response to contemporary attitudes to women. Others view her in the context of eighteenth-century attitudes to the family, sex and work, while topics as varied as the Industrial and French Revolutions, Romanticism and eighteenth-century publishing practices are dealt with in the remaining essays.

Shelf wear/fading to cover. Pencil annotations on some pages. Moderate foxing to page edges.

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Author(s):
Various Authors
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1981
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0333271890
ISBN-13:
9780333271896
Number of pages:
199
Publisher:
Macmillan
Title:
Jane Austen in a Social Context

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Scholars have never been so interested in the social context of Jane Austen's novels, and in this collection David Monaghan brings together some of the most important work that has resulted from that interest. The individual essays, most of which appear in print for the first time here, cover a wide range of topics. Given the recent growth in feminist criticism, it is inevitable that several of them should deal with Jane Austen's response to contemporary attitudes to women. Others view her in the context of eighteenth-century attitudes to the family, sex and work, while topics as varied as the Industrial and French Revolutions, Romanticism and eighteenth-century publishing practices are dealt with in the remaining essays.

Shelf wear/fading to cover. Pencil annotations on some pages. Moderate foxing to page edges.

Author(s):
Various Authors
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1981
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0333271890
ISBN-13:
9780333271896
Number of pages:
199
Publisher:
Macmillan
Title:
Jane Austen in a Social Context

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