Chapters from Jane Austen. Cambridge Series of English Classics.

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Cambridge Series of English Classics. An early appreciation of Austen's work. The book starts with an introductory brief biography, then various discussions of her works - her genius, quality of her works, "the founder of realism in fiction," her novels and characters, her skill, and her heroes and heroines. Essays and excerpts from other writers including George William Curtis, Col. Thomas Wentworth Higgins, Sarah Tytler (outed as Henrietta Keddie), Mrs. Thackeray-Ritchie, Lord Macaualay. These are followed by excerpts from all the novels and a bibliography. Six illustrations. Red cloth cover with damage, spine sunned, cloth worn. Previous owner's bookplate.   Lee and Shepard Publishers. Boston. 1889. Hb. USED. $55.00
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