The Jane Austen Treasury

by Janet Todd

Biography / Autobiography Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

The Jane Austen Treasury Synopsis

Featuring her views on love and marriage, women's rights and society's mores, this beautiful volume looks at the facts of Austen's life and times, as well as little known stories about her novels, including: the marriage proposal that Austen accepted, only to change her mind, the mock grown-up fiction she wrote as a child, her personal connections to the Napoleonic Wars, and how her love of puzzles and verbal games influenced her writings.

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ISBN: 9780233005140
Publication date: 06/05/2017
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780233005140
Publication date: 6th May 2017
Author: Janet Todd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 160 pages
Genres: Biography / Autobiography, Literary Fiction,
Categories: Biography: literary, Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers,

About Janet Todd

Janet Todd is an authority on literature and culture of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. She is Emeritus Professor of English Literature at Aberdeen University and the President of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge. She is the author of many books on women in literature. Her books include Mary Wollstonecraft: A Revolutionary Life and Jane Austen in Context.

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