Matters of Fact in Jane Austen: History, Location, and Celebrity.
Shows us how Jane Austen was clued into the celebrity popular culture and history of her times. A careful study of the names she used and words she selected shows how historical, political and glam themes are present throughout Austen's novels. This knowledge makes them even funnier, even more prescient, and even more deep than we already knew! Johns Hopkins, 2012. Paper. NEW. $28.00