Understanding Austen: Key Concepts in the Six Novels.
A fascinating study of Austen's language exploring how her subtle choice of words illustrates her beliefs about character and conduct. This work focuses on abstract words like elegance, gentility, and propriety. Another gem from a favorite Austen scholar. Robert Hale, London. 2012. List price $24.95. Hb, Dj. NEW. $18.00