The Real Jane Austen

The Real Jane Austen

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12.6 The Real Jane Austen

The Real Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things offers a startlingly original look at the revered writer through a variety of key moments, scenes, and objects in her life and work. Going beyond previous traditional biographies which have traced Austen’s daily life from Steventon to Bath to Chawton to Winchester, Paula Byrne’s portrait—organized thematically and drawn from the most up-to-date scholarship and unexplored sources—explores the lives of Austen’s… (more)

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In the end, “The Real Jane Austen” brings to life a woman of “wonderful exuberance and self-confidence,” of “firm opinions and strong passions.” Little wonder that every other man she meets seems to fall in love with her.

One of the many pleasures of Byrne’s book is that she shows us an Austen who was much more than a refined yet fearless chronicler of pre-Victorian manners.... a well-researched and carefully crafted labor of love.

Her exquisite novels remain the major source of fascination with Jane Austen.

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Book Details  

Publisher: HarperCollins (January 29, 2013)

Collection: Harper

Format: EPUB

Page count: 400 pages

File size: 8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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