Tony Tanner's Jane Austen is an excellent and informative study―a welcome addition to the library of that General Intelligent Reader in whose existence university presses are committed to believe.
Tony Tanner's Jane Austen is an excellent and informative study―a welcome addition to the library of that General Intelligent Reader in whose existence university presses are committed to believe. Tony Tanner was Professor of English and American Literature at the University of Cambridge.
Jane Austen was born on December 16, 1775 at Steventon near Basingstoke, the seventh child of the rector of the . Tony Tanner was a Fellow of King’s College, Cambridge and a professor of English and American literature at the University of Cambridge. He died in December 1998.
Jane Austen was born on December 16, 1775 at Steventon near Basingstoke, the seventh child of the rector of the parish. She lived with her family at Steventon until they moved to Bath when her father retired in 1801. After his death in 1805, she moved around with her mother; in 1809, they settled in Chawton, near Alton, Hampshire. Here she remained, except for a few visits to London, until in May 1817 she moved to Winchester to be near her doctor. There she died on July 18, 1817.
Tony Tanner's classic text on Jane Austen addresses the issues that have always occupied the author's most perceptive critics, and offers an illuminating and refreshing analysis of Austen's novels.
Listen to books in audio format. Jane Austen's first published work, meticulously constructed and sparkling with her unique witMarianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing but unsuitable John Willoughby she ignores her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behaviour leaves her open to gossip and innuendo.
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice was published in 1813 in three volumes, the customary presentation of a novel in the .
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice was published in 1813 in three volumes, the customary presentation of a novel in the early 19th Century. Penguin Press has provided Kindle owners with a wonderful enhanced version of the novel preserving the three volume format without attempting to standardize or modernize the text.
Tony Tanner’s most popular book is The Great Gatsby. Jane Austen by. Tony Tanner.
Tanner guides us through Austen's novels from optimistic early works to the darker Persuasion and fragmentary . Devoted fans and scholars of Jane Austen-as well as skeptics-will rejoice at Tony Tanner’s superb book on the incomparable novelist.
Tanner guides us through Austen's novels from optimistic early works to the darker Persuasion and fragmentary Sanditon - a journey that takes her from acceptance of a society maintained by landed property, family, money, and strict propriety through an insistence on the need for authentication of these values to a final skepticism and even rejection. Distilling twenty years of thinking and writing about Austen, Tanner treats in fresh and illuminating ways the questions that have always occupied her most perceptive critics.
Paul Antony Tanner (18 March 1935 – 5 December 1998), was a British literary critic of the mid-20th century, and a pioneering figure in the study of American literature. He was a fellow of King's College, Cambridge, where he taught and studied for 38 years, from 1960 until his death in 1998. Paul Antony Tanner was born in Richmond, Surrey, and brought up in South London during the Second World War. His father was a civil servant and his mother had trained as a teacher.
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Jane Austen completed only six official works during her lifetime. Despite her short time behind the writing desk, Jane Austen remains one of the most well-known and admired writers in literary history. Jane Austen's Official Works (1811-1817)