Jane Austen For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, 2011年3月3日 - 388 頁
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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 thescoop on her life, works, and lasting impact on our culture. Itchronicles the events of her brief life, examines each of hernovels, and looks at why her stories - of women and marriage, classand money, scandal and hypocrisy, emotion and satire - still havemeaning 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

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關於作者 (2011)

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

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