Eighteenth-century Influences on Jane Austen's Early Fiction

Eighteenth-century Influences on Jane Austen's Early Fiction

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This scholarly text, suitable for graduates and undergraduates alike, examines how the Gothic writing of Ann Radcliffe and the eighteenth-century novels of Fanny Barney helped to shape and hone Jane Austen's own eighteenth century literary endeavors. It specifically focuses on Austen's early works Northanger Abbey, Lady Susan, and Sense and Sensibility, all of which were conceived and shaped during the last decade of the 1700's. This study closely follows the manner in which Austen eschewed the popular epistolary genre in favour of the novel-form, how she mastered the parodic-Gothic form, and.
Publisher: Lewiston : The Edwin Mellen Press, 2012
ISBN: 9780773417533
0773417532
0773440534
9780773440531
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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