Jane Austen For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, 2011年3月3日 - 388 頁
Explains Austen's methods, motivations, and morals

The fun and easy way(r) to understand and enjoy Jane Austen

Want to know more about Jane Austen? This friendly guide gives the scoop on her life, works, and lasting impact on our culture. It chronicles the events of her brief life, examines each of her novels, and looks at why her stories - of women and marriage, class and money, scandal and hypocrisy, emotion and satire - still have meaning for us today.

Discover
* Why Austen is so popular
* The impact on manners, courtships, and dating
* Love and life in Austen's world
* Her life and key influences
* Her most memorable characters
 

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Jane Austen for dummies

用戶評語  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Ray (English, Univ. of Colorado at Colorado Springs) adds to the Dummies series with this witty and informative guide to all that is Jane Austen. The author presents Austen's biographical details and ... 閱讀評論全文

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用戶評語  - Derek Emerson - Goodreads

I've looked the other way from this book for quite some time, but now that I've sat down with it I found it immensely interesting. Ray has a good sense of humor and knows her Austen, so the ... 閱讀評論全文

內容

Title
Where to Go from Here
1813
Tracing Austens Popularity
Being Jane Austen 17751817
1814
Exploring the Highs and Lows of Being a Writer
1815
Minding Your Manners
Following Religion and Morality for Jane Austen and Her Times
Enjoying Austen and Her Influence Today
Bringing Austen Novels to Stage Screen and Television
Determining Austens Literary Descendents
Ten Most Memorable Austen Characters
Ten Best AustenRelated Books Besides This One
TenBest Austen Places toVisit

1816
1817
Inspiring the Aspiring Novelist
Practicing the Politics of Dancing
Playing the Dating Game Courtship Austen Style
Marrying A Serious Business for Jane Austen and Her Characters
Wily Females and Seductive Males
Looking at Ladies Limited Rights and Roles
Being a Man in aMans World
Living in a Country House
Taking on the Responsibilities ofthe Lady of the House
Being a Gentleman Farmer Evening Entertainment
Ten Best Austenisms and What They Mean
Jane Austen Chronology 1775 1777 1779
1785
1790
1793
1797
1800
1802
1806
1809
1811
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關於作者 (2011)

Joan Klingel Ray, PhD, is an English professor at the University of Colorado. She has written articles for numerous magazines and appeared on the A&E biography of Jane Austen.

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