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Jane Austen, her contemporaries and herself

an essay in criticism

by Walter Herries Pollock

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Published by Longmans, Green, and co. in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Contemporaries

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4036 .P6, Microfilm 77176 PR
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p.l., 124, [1] p.
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23401445M
    LC Control Number12037791


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JANE AUSTEN WITH AN INTRODUCTION This, as we know, was her contemporaries and herself book firstpublished book; and whatever may be the connection between the title of_Pride and Prejudice_ and the passage in _Cecilia_, there is an obviousconnection between the title of _Pride and Prejudice_ and the _title ofSense and Sensibility_.

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Uninterested in marriage at the book's beginning, she happily engages herself to Mr. Knightly before its end. ABOUT JANE AUSTEN.

Jane Austen was born on Decem at Steventon near Basingstoke, the seventh child of the rector of the : Cambridge University Press. The World of Jane Austen. Jane’s writings and writings of others provide some clues about Jane’s beliefs because her religion was part of her.

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I have been a fan of Jane Austen since I was 10 - and over the yrs (the last 50yrs!) I have read all her books and watched the movie versions many times. Jane Austen's Art and her Literary Reputation " an artist cannot do anything slovenly."-- Jane Austen, letter of Novem [On being told that Fanny Knight was reading her letters to Cassandra:] "I am gratified by her having pleasure in what I write -- but I wish the knowledge of my being exposed to her discerning Criticism may not hurt my stile, by inducing too great a solicitude.

While her younger sister is still known and loved the world over for her writing, Cassandra Austen—the first-born daughter, and therefore the Miss Austen to their contemporaries—is known, if at all, for one the last years of her life, she sifted through all the many hundreds of letters she had received from her beloved Jane and burned nearly all of : Gill Hornby.

All of the novels published during her life -- Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, and Emma -- were published anonymously.

Northanger Abbey and Persuasion appeared together posthumously with a biographical notice that ident. After seeing her governess happily married, Emma decides she is a natural matchmaker and devises a plan to find her new friend Harriet a mate.

What follows has all the makings of a contemporary soap opera. As usual, Austen portrays her contemporaries with a brilliant and subtle snark. Emma is a wonderfully entertaining read/5(). In the last decades of the twentieth century, Austen and her works received considerable attention from the general public: Most of her novels were adapted into films, modern novelists wrote sequels to Pride and Prejudice and endings to Sandition, and a mystery series was even developed with Jane Austen herself as the heroine.

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Austen wasn’t deterred though and in a publisher bought her novel Susan for £10 (the equivalent of £). However, they failed to do anything with it. So it was only when Sense And Author: Stylist Team.

In the second section of the introduction, “Jane Austen and Society,” Tanner offers an analysis of money and property as forces in Austen’s world. Austen, like many of her contemporaries. Take-Aways. Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, first published inis the prototype of the romantic comedy.; The Bennets have five daughters, but they lack sufficient means to arrange good marriages for them.

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