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Jane's Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered the World - Claire Harman
Jane's Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered the World
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781847672940 (1847672949)
Publisher: Canongate Books
Pages no: 342
Edition language: English
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
2.0 Jane's Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered the World by Claire Harman
bookshelves: spring-2014, published-2009, radio-4x, nonfiction, biography, lit-crit, books-about-books-and-book-shops, next Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners Read from May 10 to 15, 2014 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00kmzyvDescription: Alice Krige reads from Claire Harman's exploration of...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
If one was only going to read one book about Jane Austen, this is the one I'd recommend. Harman covers Austen's life, literary influences, work habits, as well as the public and critical reception her books have received in the years since their first drafts. Few regular readers are interested (I ...
Leslie's Book Fort
Leslie's Book Fort rated it
4.0 Jane's Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered the World
In this lively and fascinating book, Claire Harman traces the trajectory of Jane Austen's reputation, both within her family and among the larger public, from her earliest writing, which was read aloud and passed between family members, through "Dear Aunt Jane" of the early 1900s, and ending with he...
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it
2.0
Lordy, this book bored me as much as some of Jane Austen's writing..I thought the biographical stuff was interesting, but it was so dryly written that it was hard to keep my interest.
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
5.0 Jane's Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered the World
If one was only going to read one book about Jane Austen, this is the one I'd recommend. Harman covers Austen's life, literary influences, work habits, as well as the public and critical reception her books have received in the years since their first drafts. Few regular readers are interested (I ...
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