Jane Austen's Names: Riddles, Persons, Places.
Doody brings all her expertise to this discussion of the names of people and places in Austen's fiction. We learn even more about our favorite author's sense of humor and sense of history. From a lifetime of studying literary and historical resources, Doody puts herself in Austen's time to catch nuances, riddles, and sideways glances, and invites us to the party. At 438 pages, this lovely book is fun and informative! University of Chicago Press. Hb, Dj. 2015. NEW. $34.00