The Making of Jane Austen.
Just in time to ponder 200 years since Austen's death, Looser explores the surprising history of Austen fandom and scholarship that reaches back to the early 19th century. Called "a potential game changer" by Janine Barchas, lauded by Claudia Johnson, Deborah Yaffe, Peter Sabor and Deirdre Lynch among many others, this new book brings to life the creative, fascinating individuals who have been loving Austen. Scholars, publishers, illustrators, fans, adaptors, screenwriters, educators are shown to have all contributed to Austen's recognition. We guarantee the most well-read Austen scholar will find new material to ponder and enjoy. John Hopkins University Press. Pb. 2017. list $19.95 NEW. $18.00