aJane Austen and her Readers, 1786a1945a is a study of the history of reading Jane Austenas novels. It discusses Austenas own ideas about books and readers, the uses she makes of her reading, and the aspects of her style that are related to the ways in which she has been read. The volume considers the role of editions and criticism in directing readersa responses, and presents and analyses a variety of source material related to the ordinary readers who read Austenas works between 1786 and 1945.However, the writers she rejects a Kotzebue, Inchbald, Sterne a also haunt Mansfield Parka#39;s readers, reminding us of a code of values quite other than Fannya#39;s. Austena#39;s use of Cowper and Crabbe is thus not just a way of demonstrating heranbsp;...
|Title||:||Jane Austen and her Readers, 1786–1945|
|Publisher||:||Anthem Press - 2013-10-15|