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Author Johnson, Claudia L.
Title Jane Austen's cults and cultures / Claudia L. Johnson.
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 Floor4  PR4036 .J57 2012    DUE 02-28-18
Description xii, 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Jane Austen's afterlives -- Jane Austen's body -- Jane Austen's magic -- Jane Austen's World War I -- Jane Austen's World War II -- Jane Austen's house -- Jane Austen's ubiquity -- Appendix: Austen family folk tales.
Summary Johnson begins by exploring the most important monuments and portraits of Austen, considering how these artifacts point to an author who is invisible and yet whose image is inseparable from the characters and fictional worlds she created. She then passes through the four critical phases of Austen's reception.
Subject Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Appreciation.
Women authors, English -- 19th century.
ISBN 0226402037 (cloth : alkaline paper)
9780226402031 (cloth : alkaline paper)
OCLC number 756577773