With a wealth of fascinating details about Jane Austen’s life and times, this book brings to life the world of her novels. Austen scholar Deirdre Le Faye first gives a meticulously researched overview of the period, from foreign affairs to social ranks, from fashion to sanitation. She goes on to consider each novel individually, explaining in detail its action, its setting, the reaction of public and critics and Jane’s own feeling about it. The lavish illustrations, many never seen before, allow the reader to visualize the places and people of the novels.
This book is essential reading for students of literature and of social history, and for all Jane Austen enthusiasts who want to gain a new insight into her work.About the Author:
DEIRDRE LE FAYE is an expert on Jane Austen, and the author of several books about her, including the definitive biography Jane Austen: A Family Record for the British Library, and a completely new edition of Jane Austen’s Letters (OUP). She lives in Portishead, North Somerset.
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