Everybody's Jane: Austen in the Popular Imagination

Everybody's Jane: Austen in the Popular Imagination

Juliette Wells


The first bookto examine Jane Austen's renowned value this day, Everybody's Jane considers why Austen concerns to novice readers, how they utilize hernovels, what they achieve from traveling locations linked to her, and why theycreate works of fiction and nonfiction encouraged via her novels and life.The voices of daily readers emerge fromboth released and unpublished resources, together with interviews carried out with literary travelers and archival examine into thefounding of the Jane Austen Society of North the USA and the phenomenal Austencollection of Alberta Hirshheimer Burke of Baltimore.Additional subject matters comprise new Austenportraits; portrayals of Austen, and of Austen fanatics, in movie and fiction; andhybrid works that infuse Austen's writings with horror, erotica, or explicitChristianity.Everybody's Jane will attract all those that care approximately Austen and may switch how we predict approximately theimportance of literature and analyzing today.

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