The Improvement of the Estate. A Study of Jane Austen's Novels.
With new introductions by the author, recognizing the increased scholarship since his original publication in 1971, which may cause him to adjust but not withdraw his central argument. Important, perhaps seminal work, dealing with the Christian, moral, humanistic aspects of Austen's thought as expressed in her novels. Includes "before and after" view of the estate by Repton. Johns Hopkins, 1994. 250 pgs. Paper. Publ. at $18.95. This copy some underlining. USED. $4.00