Jane Austen's Country Life

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9780711231580: Jane Austen's Country Life
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"an attractive addition to any Austen collection.  Superbly illustrated, it is a treat to read."

( Catholic Herald)

"well-researched and fascinating account of Austen's country life in Regency England."

 

( The Countryman)

“[the] detail makes this book an absolute joy to read … Le Faye is a deliciously conversational writer, who doesn’t know how to write a dull sentence.  The result is a book that one constantly needs to share with anyone who will listen.”

( Jane Austen's Regency World)

Miss LeFaye’s likeable study proves that, in her own quiet way, Austen wasn’t afraid to get her hands dirty.”

( Country Life)

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"well-researched and fascinating account of Austen's country life in Regency England."

 

( The Countryman)

“[the] detail makes this book an absolute joy to read … Le Faye is a deliciously conversational writer, who doesn’t know how to write a dull sentence.  The result is a book that one constantly needs to share with anyone who will listen.”

( Jane Austen's Regency World)

Miss LeFaye’s likeable study proves that, in her own quiet way, Austen wasn’t afraid to get her hands dirty.”

( Country Life)

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Le Faye, Deirdre
Editorial: Frances Lincoln (2014)
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Descripción Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd, United Kingdom, 2014. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 212 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Jane Austen lived for nearly all her life in two Hampshire villages: for 25 years in her birthplace of Steventon, and then for the last 8 years of her life in Chawton, during which latter period she wrote and published her great novels. While there are plenty of books describing her periods of urban life in Bath, Southampton and London, and the summer holidays in Lyme Regis and other West Country seaside resorts, no consideration has been given to this rural background to her life. Her father was not only the rector of Steventon but a farmer there as well, managing a property of some 200 acres. Her brother Edward, in addition, was a large landowner, holding the three estates of Godmersham in Kent, Steventon and Chawton in Hampshire. Agriculture in all its aspects was even more important to Jane than clerical life or the naval careers of her younger brothers. This book fills a gap in the Austen family background, discussing the state of agriculture in general in the south of England during the wartime conditions which lasted for most of Jane Austen s life, and considering in particular the villages and their inhabitants, the weather conditions, field crops, farm and domestic animals, and the Austens household economy and rural way of life. All appear in Austen s letters, and appear also unobtrusively in her novels, lending that air of verisimilitude for which her works are famous. Apart from these obvious sources, there are other Austen family manuscripts, as yet unpublished, which provide particular and unique information. Richly illustrated with contemporary depictions of country folk, landscapes and animals, Jane Austen and Country Life conjures up a world which has vanished more thoroughly than the familiar Regency townscapes of Bath or London, but which is no less important to an understanding of this most treasured writer s life and work. Nº de ref. de la librería AA29780711231580

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Descripción Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd, United Kingdom, 2014. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 212 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Jane Austen lived for nearly all her life in two Hampshire villages: for 25 years in her birthplace of Steventon, and then for the last 8 years of her life in Chawton, during which latter period she wrote and published her great novels. While there are plenty of books describing her periods of urban life in Bath, Southampton and London, and the summer holidays in Lyme Regis and other West Country seaside resorts, no consideration has been given to this rural background to her life. Her father was not only the rector of Steventon but a farmer there as well, managing a property of some 200 acres. Her brother Edward, in addition, was a large landowner, holding the three estates of Godmersham in Kent, Steventon and Chawton in Hampshire. Agriculture in all its aspects was even more important to Jane than clerical life or the naval careers of her younger brothers. This book fills a gap in the Austen family background, discussing the state of agriculture in general in the south of England during the wartime conditions which lasted for most of Jane Austen s life, and considering in particular the villages and their inhabitants, the weather conditions, field crops, farm and domestic animals, and the Austens household economy and rural way of life. All appear in Austen s letters, and appear also unobtrusively in her novels, lending that air of verisimilitude for which her works are famous. Apart from these obvious sources, there are other Austen family manuscripts, as yet unpublished, which provide particular and unique information. Richly illustrated with contemporary depictions of country folk, landscapes and animals, Jane Austen and Country Life conjures up a world which has vanished more thoroughly than the familiar Regency townscapes of Bath or London, but which is no less important to an understanding of this most treasured writer s life and work. Nº de ref. de la librería AA29780711231580

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Descripción Frances Lincoln. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0711231583 New. Nº de ref. de la librería 0711231583NESF2

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Descripción Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd, 2014. Estado de conservación: New. In this richly illustrated book, Deirdre Le Faye explores and evokes country life in Jane Austen's day, offering new perspectives on her life and work. Num Pages: 272 pages, 100 illustrations in colour and b/w. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGL; DSBF; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 216 x 28. Weight in Grams: 836. . 2014. Hardcover. . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780711231580

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Descripción 2014. HRD. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería KB-9780711231580

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Descripción Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd. Hardback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Jane Austen's Country Life, Deirdre Le Faye, Jane Austen lived for nearly all her life in two Hampshire villages: for 25 years in her birthplace of Steventon, and then for the last 8 years of her life in Chawton, during which latter period she wrote and published her great novels. While there are plenty of books describing her periods of urban life in Bath, Southampton and London, and the summer holidays in Lyme Regis and other West Country seaside resorts, no consideration has been given to this rural background to her life. Her father was not only the rector of Steventon but a farmer there as well, managing a property of some 200 acres. Her brother Edward, in addition, was a large landowner, holding the three estates of Godmersham in Kent, Steventon and Chawton in Hampshire. Agriculture in all its aspects was even more important to Jane than clerical life or the naval careers of her younger brothers. This book fills a gap in the Austen family background, discussing the state of agriculture in general in the south of England during the wartime conditions which lasted for most of Jane Austen's life, and considering in particular the villages and their inhabitants, the weather conditions, field crops, farm and domestic animals, and the Austens' household economy and rural way of life. All appear in Austen's letters, and appear also unobtrusively in her novels, lending that air of verisimilitude for which her works are famous. Apart from these obvious sources, there are other Austen family manuscripts, as yet unpublished, which provide particular and unique information. Richly illustrated with contemporary depictions of country folk, landscapes and animals, Jane Austen and Country Life conjures up a world which has vanished more thoroughly than the familiar Regency townscapes of Bath or London, but which is no less important to an understanding of this most treasured writer's life and work. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780711231580

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Deirdre Le Faye
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Descripción Frances Lincoln, 2013. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería SONG0711231583

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