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The making of Jane Austen, Devoney Looser

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The making of Jane Austen
Title
The making of Jane Austen
Statement of responsibility
Devoney Looser
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"Returning author Devoney Looser has written a study of Jane Austen's legacy in high and popular culture, looking at stage and film adaptations of her work, how Austen has been taught in classrooms, Austen's depiction in visual culture, and Austen's role in the women's suffragist movement. Looser draws on popular print and unpublished archival sources, amassing evidence from high, middlebrow, and popular culture, in order to craft a more capacious history of posthumous reception. The book is a detailed and revealing account of what Looser calls the "public dimension" of Jane Austen, who is a "manufactured creation." Looser has dug deep and come up with brand-new material on Austen, something that is very hard to do. This is the kind of material that Janeites and Austen scholars live for"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
Dewey number
823/.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR4038.I52
LC item number
L66 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The making of Jane Austen, Devoney Looser
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The making of Jane Austen, Devoney Looser
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction : Jane Austen matters -- Part I. Jane Austen, illustrated. Austen's first English illustrator : Ferdinand Pickering's Victorian sensationalism -- Visual Austen experiments : from lush landscapes to bearded heroes -- A golden age for illustrated Austen : from peacocks to photoplays -- Part II. Jane Austen, dramatized. Austen's first dramatist : Rosina Filippi's Duologues for every cultivated amateur -- Playing Mr. Darcy before Laurence Olivier : cross dressing, consuming passion, and cracking the whip -- Dear Jane : Christian spinster, feminist flirt, and shadow actress -- Stage to screen Pride and prejudice : Hollywood's Austen and its unrealized screenplays -- Part III. Jane Austen, politicized. The night of the divine Jane : men's club clashes and politics in the periodical press -- Stone-throwing Jane Austen : suffragist street activism, grand pageants, and costume parties -- Part IV. Jane Austen, schooled. The first Jane Austen dissertation : George Pellew and the human telephone -- Textbook Austens : from McGuffey's readers to National lampoon -- Coda : twenty-first-century Jane Austen
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ocn961414076
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
viii, 291 pages
Isbn
9781421422831
Lccn
2016041514
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)961414076

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