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Jane Austen : critical assessments /
edited by Ian Littlewood.
imprint
Mountfield : Helm Information, c1998.
description
4 volumes (various pagings) : illustrations, portraits.
ISBN
1873403291
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Mountfield : Helm Information, c1998.
isbn
1873403291
contents note
v. 1. Biographical background, publishing history, critical history, the Nineteenth Century response, writers on Jane Austen -- v. 2. The social background, the intellectual background, the Twentieth Century response -- v. 3. Juvenilia, Lady Susan, The Watsons, the letters, Northanger Abbey, Sense and sensibility, Pride and prejudice -- v. 4. Mansfield Park, Emma, Persuasion, Sanditon.
catalogue key
3033203
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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Main Description
This collection presents the best and most interesting criticism taken from the huge mass of critical material that has been written about Austen's work. Contents: Along with the usual critical apparatus,Volume Iincludes sections on Austen's life, publications, and the contemporary critical response. This is followed by nineteenth-century reviews and articles and concludes with a section of "Writers on Jane Austen."Volume IIfocuses on essays on her social and intellectual background and twentieth-century studies of her works as a whole.Volumes IIIandIVare devoted to criticism of the individual works.

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