Jane Austen (Routledge Guides to Literature)

Jane Austen (Routledge Guides to Literature)

By: Robert P. Irvine (author)Hardback

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Jane Austen is one of England's most enduringly popular authors, renowned for her subtle observations of the provincial middle classes of late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century England. This guide to Austen's much-loved work offers: * an accessible introduction to the contexts and many interpretations of Austen's texts, including film adaptations, from publication to the present * an introduction to key critical texts and perspectives on Austen's life and work, situated within a broader critical history * cross-references between sections of the guide, in order to suggest links between texts, contexts and criticism * suggestions for further reading. Part of the Routledge Guides to Literature series, this volume is essential reading for all those beginning detailed study of Jane Austen and seeking not only a guide to her works but also a way through the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds them.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 01/03/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780415314343
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780415314343
  • weight: 362
  • ISBN10: 0415314348

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