Novels of Jane Austen.
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Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 - Criticism and interpretation.
Chapters Table of contents (7 chapters). About About this book. PDF. Northanger Abbey: ‘Active Imagination’ in the Novels. Northanger Abbey: ‘Facts’ in the Novels. Sense and Sensibility: ‘Character’ in the Novels. Pride and Prejudice: Irony in the Novels. Bibliographic information.
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Jane Austen once compared her writing to painting on a little bit of ivory, 2 inches square. A magnificently crafted novel of Regency manners and mores that will delight Austen enthusiasts with its wit and elegant expression. History & Fiction, Romance & Love. Readers of Persuasion will discover that neither her skill for delicate, ironic observations on social custom, love, and marriage nor her ability to apply a sharp focus lens to English manners and morals has deserted her in her final finished work.
Jane Austen's (1775–1817) distinctive literary style relies on a combination of parody, burlesque, irony, free indirect speech and a degree of realism. She uses parody and burlesque for comic effect and to critique the portrayal of women in 18th-century sentimental and gothic novels
The novels of Jane Austen: An interpretation. Cassandra Austen’s Memorandum records, ‘Sense & Sensibility begun Nov. 1797,’ and adds that ‘I am sure that something of the same story & characters had been written earlier & called Elinor &. More).
The novels of Jane Austen: An interpretation.
Austen's plots often explore the dependence of women on marriage in the pursuit of favourable social standing and economic security.
In "The Novels of Jane Austen", published anonymously in Blackwood's Magazine in 1859, Lewes praised Austen's novels for "the economy .
In "The Novels of Jane Austen", published anonymously in Blackwood's Magazine in 1859, Lewes praised Austen's novels for "the economy of art. the easy adaptation of means to ends, with no aid from superfluous elements" and compared her to Shakespeare. Mark Twain was one of Austen's most vocal American critics (c. 1907). During the last quarter of the 19th century, the first books of critical analysis regarding Austen's works were published.
The listing below covers Jane Austen's six completed novels (of note is that two of them were actually published after her death), her two unfinished novels and her "Juvenilia" stories. Despite her short time behind the writing desk, Jane Austen remains one of the most well-known and admired writers in literary history. Jane Austen's Official Works (1811-1817)