Jane Austen: Introdutions and Interventions

Jane Austen: Introdutions and Interventions

By: John Wiltshire (author)Hardback

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This volume brings together lively and refreshing articles by one of the foremost Jane Austen scholars, which have been reworked especially for the present collection. John Wiltshire explores the key themes and issues that Austen's novels raise for twenty-first-century readers, and informs students about the controversies that currently surround the author's work. Approachable and well-written, Wiltshire's essays encourage students to question conventional readings and consider Austen in a new light.

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About Author

JOHN WILTSHIRE is Reader in English at La Trobe University, Australia. His publications include Jane Austen and the Body and Recreating Jane Austen. He is a frequent speaker at Jane Austen Society meetings in North America and Australia.


Preface PART I: INTRODUCTIONS Pride and Prejudice Mansfield Park Emma Persuasion PART II: INTERVENTIONS Mrs Bennet's Least Favourite Daughter Editing Mansfield Park (De)colonizing Mansfield Park The Comedy of Emma Comfort, Health and Creativity: A Reading of Emma PART III: EPILOGUE Jane Austen's England, Jane Austen's World Notes Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/07/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780230007499
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9780230007499
  • weight: 330
  • ISBN10: 023000749X

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