The Friendly Jane Austen

By: Natalie Tyler

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ISBN
9780141001920
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
320
Dimensions
153 x 234mm

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Every generation rediscovers Jane Austen with a renewed enthusiasm for her timeless novels. In recent years, Austen has become more popular than ever as nearly every one of her books has been gorgeously filmed and reinterpreted to reflect today's sensibilities. Both diehard Austen addicts and new converts to the cult will find endless revelations and witty insights in 'The Friendly Jane Austen'.

With quizzes, eye-catching illustrations, interviews with Austen scholars and admirers, a filmography, bibliography, browsable quotes and sidebars, and engaging commentaries that illuminate her family life, early writings, and novels, The Friendly Jane Austen answers questions such as:
- What are Jane Austen's ten surefire ways to be vulgar?
- How do you tell a rake from a rattle? (Hint: They're both rascals)
- Why is Jane Austen sometimes called the mother of the romance novel?
- Who is Sense and Sensibility's only sexy man?
- How much money did Jane Austen earn from her books during her lifetime?
ISBN:
9780141001920
Publication Date:
23 / 04 / 2002
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
153 x 234mm

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