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What matters in Jane Austen? : twenty crucial puzzles solved

By: Mullan, John

1408831694 / 9781408831694
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17/01/2013
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England
20 cm 342 pages
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Reprint. Originally published: 2012.

What are the right and wrong ways to propose marriage?What do the characters call each other, and why?And which important Austen characters never speak? In twenty short chapters, each of which answers a question prompted by Jane Austen's novels, John Mullan illuminates the themes that matter most to the workings of Austen's fiction.

Inspired by an enthusiastic reader's curiosity, based on a lifetime's study and written with flair and insight, What Matters in Jane Austen? uncovers the hidden truth about an extraordinary fictional world.

BIC:

2AB English, DSBF Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 , DSK Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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