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The making of Jane Austen

Devoney Looser

The making of Jane Austen

by Devoney Looser

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • Adaptations,
  • Social aspects,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • English literature,
  • Influence,
  • Appreciation,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDevoney Looser
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4038.I52 L66 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 291 pages
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27238426M
    ISBN 101421422824
    ISBN 109781421422824
    LC Control Number2016041514
    OCLC/WorldCa961414076

    Just how did Jane Austen become the celebrity author and the inspiration for generations of loyal fans she is today? Devoney Looser’s The Making of Jane Austen turns to the people, performances, activism, and images that fostered Austen’s early fame, laying the groundwork for the beloved author we think we know.. Looser shows how Austen influencers and their Austen-inspired work.   Henry James, a more measured admirer of Austen, mocked the uncritical culture around “our dear, everybody’s dear, Jane”. But as Devoney Looser indicates in her new study, The Making of Jane Austen, her celebrity owes something to these very writers. Austen’s literary reputation, she explains, is a posthumous concoction, cultivated first.

      Johnson's book, Jane Austen's Cults and Cultures By the end of the 19th century enthusiasts were making pilgrimages to "Austen-land", imagining themselves communing with her .   Hand-crafted stitched mixed book using digital printables from Dreamz Etc. Simply Jane collection (papers from others brands were also used). Explore ideas on how to create fabric pockets.

    Making Your Own Jane Austen Book Club (2 p.m. PDT, 5 p.m. EST, 10 p.m. GMT) – Yvette Keller will discuss some pro tips for creating your own Jane Austen book club on Zoom (Meeting ID: Password: Jane). Q&A to follow.   The Making of Jane Austen Devoney Looser Johns Hopkins University Press pages $ Hardcover PR Looser begins with the premise that the late, great novelist Jane AustenAEs journey to icon-hood changes depending on different perspectives--whether the narrative comes from protective descendants, prevailing cultural gatekeepers, relatives, the literati, or .


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OK, let’s go on to Persuasion. Persuasion is really the best of the Jane Austen many people have pointed out, it’s different in tone from any of the others. It makes you realise that Austen was writing in the early 19th century, right along with people like Wordsworth and Coleridge, and that she was capable of having and expressing the same kinds of feeling.

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The story of a spoilt, self-deluded heroine in a small village, Jane Austen’s Emma hardly seems revolutionary.

But, years after it was first published, John Mullan argues that it belongs. Jane Austen (/ ˈ ɒ s t ɪ n, ˈ ɔː s-/; 16 December – 18 July ) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century.

Austen's plots often explore the dependence of women on marriage in the pursuit of favourable social standing and economic : 16 DecemberSteventon. Electronic book text. Pages. $ USD. Get this from a library.

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Even those not familiar with 66%.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.

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Devoney Looser's The Making of Jane Austen turns to the people, performances, activism, and images that fostered Austen's early fame, laying the groundwork for the beloved author we think we know. Here are the Austen influencers, including her first English .