Reading Jane Austen (Reading Writers and Their Work) (Paperback)

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Whether you're new to Austen's work or know it backwards and forwards already, this book provides a clear, full and highly engaging account of how Austen's fiction works and why it matters. Exploring new pathways into the study of Jane Austen's writing, novelist and academic Jenny Davidson looks at Austen's work through a writer's lens, addressing formal questions about narration, novel writing, and fictional composition as well as themes including social and women's history, morals and manners. Introducing new readers to the breadth and depth of Jane Austen's writing, and offering new insights to those more familiar with Austen's work, Jenny Davidson celebrates the art and skill of one of the most popular and influential writers in the history of English literature.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781108431835
ISBN-10: 1108431836
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: December 7th, 2017
Pages: 172
Language: English
Series: Reading Writers and Their Work