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Jane Austen and marriage

Hazel Jones

Jane Austen and marriage

by Hazel Jones

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Published by Continuum in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Austen, Jane, -- 1775-1817 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century,
  • Marriage in literature,
  • Women in literature,
  • Man-woman relationships in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-237) and index.

    StatementHazel Jones.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4038.M3 J66 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 248 p. :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23736693M
    ISBN 101847252184
    ISBN 109781847252180
    LC Control Number2009280326

      Jane Austen is beloved the world over for her wit, charm, and keen understanding of the human heart. Enjoy these Jane Austen quotes about life, love, society, money, marriage, and more! “Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.” — Mansfield ParkAuthor: Pierce Alquist.   Jane Austen Jane Austen, an English novelist, was born on 16 Dec and died on 18th July She wrote on romantic fiction and made the reputation of great English novelist. Her famous works are Sense and Sensibility (), Pride and Prejudice (), Mansfield Park () and Emma (), Northanger Abbey and Persuasion/5(6).

    (Thursday, December 2nd) Jane Austen receives her only proposal of marriage from Harris Bigg-Wither, an "unattractive" Oxford educated young man and childhood friend and heir to a large family estate. Jane accepts the proposal for practical reasons. The very next day, however, Jane withdraws her acceptance, feeling it to be a mistake. Jane Austen Resources Books. Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility This was the first novel Austen published. Like all her novels published while she was alive, the cover of the first edition stated only "BY A LADY," since apparently a book written by a woman was so unheard of that it didn't matter which particular woman wrote it.

      Making Peace With Jane Austen’s Marriage Plots. Jane Austen was born in , toward the end of the 18th century, a period that saw the forceful emergence of an English middle class. Romantic, witty, acerbic and endlessly popular, Jane Austen’s novels are amongst the most revered, relevant and consistently readable novels in English Literature. Subtly different in tone, they range from the Gothic satire of Northanger Abbey, the drama of Pride and Prejudice and the razor-sharp observation of Emma to the poignancy and tenderness of Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park and.


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