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The History of England - Deirdre Le Faye, A.S. Byatt, Cassandra Austen, Jane Austen
The History of England
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Introduction by A. S. Byatt. The first-ever full-color facsimile edition of one of Jane Austen's early works, with delightful portraits painted by her sister Cassandra, followed by a transcribed version of the text. Sixteen-year-old Jane describes herself as "a partial, prejudiced, and ignorant... show more
Introduction by A. S. Byatt. The first-ever full-color facsimile edition of one of Jane Austen's early works, with delightful portraits painted by her sister Cassandra, followed by a transcribed version of the text. Sixteen-year-old Jane describes herself as "a partial, prejudiced, and ignorant historian," and her gleeful parody hints at the humor she would later bring to her novels. "Treats royalty with less respect (and more wit) than a British tabloid."--Cleveland Plain Dealer.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781565120556 (1565120558)
ASIN: 1565120558
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Pages no: 60
Edition language: English
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Gecko's Corner
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4.0 Die Geschichte Englands
Dies ist ein schmales Bändchen aus dem Jugendwerk Jane Austens. Es ist keine Abhandlung englischer Geschichte als vielmehr eine jugendlich verspielte Abrechnung mit der Art und Weise wie Geschichte den jungen Damen jener Zeit gelehrt wurde... scheinbar ohne Reiz für Spekulation und klar von den Voru...
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Most Janeites know Jane Austen’s biting wit of old. It is certainly present in all of her novels. But if you love Jane Austen and have not read “The History of England,” you are missing one of the most exuberant displays of that wit. This little book, written by a young Jane and dedicated to her sis...
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