The Life of Jane Austen.
One of the first modern full-length biographies. Uses letters and other primary sources to reveal Austen's somewhat marginalized life and how that condition sharpened her insight into social life and fed her fiction. Treats each novel as to origin, intent, substance and reception. Signed by author to previous owner. The Harvester Press, Sussex. 1984. Hb,dj. USED. $15.00