A Companion to Jane Austen - eBook
A Companion to Jane Austen - eBook  -     Edited By: Claudia L. Johnson, Clara Tuite
    By: Claudia L. Johnson(Ed.) & Clara Tuite(Ed.)
Buy Item $42.99
In Stock
Stock No: WW27363EB
Wiley-Blackwell / 2011 / ePub
Add To Cart

Paypal Buy Now
Add To Wishlist
Add To Cart

Paypal Buy Now
Wishlist

A Companion to Jane Austen - eBook

Wiley-Blackwell / 2011 / ePub

In Stock
Stock No: WW27363EB


Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

* This product is available for purchase worldwide.

Product Information

Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 9781444354904
ISBN-13: 9781444354904
Series: Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture

Publisher's Description

Reflecting the dynamic and expansive nature of Austen studies, ACompanion to Jane Austen provides 42 essays from adistinguished team of literary scholars that examine the fullbreadth of the English novelist's works and career.
  • Provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date array of Austenscholarship
  • Functions both as a scholarly reference and as a survey of themost innovative speculative developments in the field of Austenstudies
  • Engages at length with changing contexts and cultures ofreception from the nineteenth to the twenty-first centuries

Author Bio

Claudia L. Johnson is Chair of the Department of Englishat Princeton University. Her previous books include Jane Austen:Women, Politics, and the Novel (1988), Equivocal Beings:Politics, Gender and Sentimentality in the 1790s (1995), andThe Cambridge Companion to Mary Wollstonecraft (2002), alongwith editions of Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park (1998),Sense and Sensibility (2002), and NorthangerAbbey (2003). Her forthcoming works include JaneAusten’s Cults and Cultures, tracing permutations of“Jane mania” from 1817 to the present,and Raising the Novel, which explores modern efforts tocreate a novelistic canon by elevating novels to keystones of highculture.

Clara Tuite is Senior Lecturer in English at theUniversity of Melbourne. She is the author of Romantic Austen:Sexual Politics and the Literary Canon (2002, 2008), as well asseveral essays on Austen, and the co-editor, with Gillian Russell,of Romantic Sociability: Social Networks and Literary Culture inBritain, 1770-1840 (2002, 2006).

Editorial Reviews

"The advantage is that the chapters tend to be manageable, clear,and focused - perfect, in fact, for assigning to undergraduate andbeginning graduate students." (Notes and Queries, March2010)

"This book would be a worthy addition to any university, schooland even private library in a place where Austen is read andre-read." (Transnational Literature , May 2009)

"Austenites should be delighted with this comprehensive surveyof contemporary Austen studies. [...] This should become a standardAusten reference. Highly recommended." (Choice, August2009)

Ask a Question

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Back
×
Back
×

Ask a Question

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.