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Jane Austen"s business

Jane Austen"s business

her world and her profession

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Published by Macmillan Press, St. Martin"s Press in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Fiction -- Authorship -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Love stories, English -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-229) and index.

      Statementedited by Juliet McMaster and Bruce Stovel.
      ContributionsMcMaster, Juliet., Stovel, Bruce.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4037 .J36 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 237 p., [4] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages237
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL799557M
      ISBN 100312158351
      LC Control Number95035817


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