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The Jane Austen Treasury

The Jane Austen Treasury

Discover surprising facts and insights about the life and times of Jane Austen, the attitudes and customs that shaped her life and her work, and the complexities that enriched her simple and timeless romances. Enjoy, too, the true stories of the marriage proposal she accepted and then refused, her personal connections to the Napoleonic Wars, and her life-long love of puzzles and games
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A delightful collection of facts and insights devoted to the inimitable Jane Austen! It’s a truth universally acknowledged: Jane Austen is one of the most popular and loved authors in English literature. The Jane Austen Treasury brings this great novelist into focus, illuminating the attitudes and customs that shaped her life, times, and work. It explores the themes and historical context of each of her novels, revealing the complexities that underlie her timeless romances. Among the subjects examined are: The marriage proposal that Austen accepted, only to change her mind The mock grown-up fiction she wrote as a child Her personal connections to the Napoleonic Wars How her love of puzzles and verbal games influenced her writings
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780233005140