The Talk in Jane Austen.
While dialogue is so important in her works, it has often been neglected in critical writing. A collection of 15 essays that deal with the many ways Jane Austen uses talk and speech to define character and move action. Fascinating survey includes Bruce Stovel, Jan Fergus, Isobel Grundy, Jocelyn Harris, Juliet McMaster, and others whose words we admire. Paper. U of Alberta. 2002. NEW. $29.00