Jane Austen: Two Centuries of Criticism.
This history of the critical and popular reception of Austen is thorough, perceptive, and best of all, inclusive. Everything is here for you in one place, in chronological order, yet this is not an encyclopedia. Biographers, critics, and fans are given context as 200 years bring changes in literary criticism, and evolving trends in politics, society, cultural norms, understanding of gender and class. With a meticulous index and Chronological List of Works Cited. For Camden House's series "Literary Criticism in Perspective." Camden House, NY and Suffolk. Paper. 2011. NEW. $32.00