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Selwyn, David

Jane Austen and Leisure.
$50.00

Austen's novels portray a leisured society of gentlemen and ladies who do not need to work. The proper use of leisure, where family and marriage for the propertied was of central importance, was a vital test of character. Topics of music, books, dancing, seaside resorts, theatricals, needlework, and more. 50 pgs notes. Digitally reprinted 2004 from the 1999 copyright. This time published without dust jacket, with an illustrated cover. Hb. NEW. $50.00


978-1-85285-171-2

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