Janeites : Austen's disciples and devotees / edited by Deidre Lynch.

This study explores the phenomenon of the "Janeite," the zealous reader and fan of Jane Austen whose devotion to her novels has been frequently invoked and often derided by the critical establishment. The text asks what Janeites do and explores the myriad appropriations of Austen.--Publish...

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Other Authors: Lynch, Deidre
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2000.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : sharing with our neighbors / Deidre Lynch
  • The divine Miss Jane : Jane Austen, Janeites, and the discipline of novel studies / Claudia L. Johnson
  • Jane Austen's friendship / Mary Ann O'Farrell
  • Sensibility by the numbers : Austen's work as Regency popular fiction / Barbara M. Benedict
  • Austen's earliest readers and the rise of the Janeites / William Galperin
  • Decadent Austen entails : Forster, James, Firbank, and the "queer taste" of Sanditon (comp. 1817, publ. 1925) / Clara Tuite
  • The virago Jane Austen / Katie Trumpener
  • Free and happy : Jane Austen in America / Mary A. Favret
  • In face of all the servants : spectators and spies in Austen / Roger Sales
  • Jane Austen and Edward Said : gender, culture, and imperialism / Susan Fraiman.