Jane Austen and the Morality of Conversation.
An investigation of how Austen worked with and played upon the issues current in her time regarding the art of polite conversation. Gives historical context to her wit and wisdom. The result is increased appreciation of Austen's status. Tandon also evaluates readers's reactions to Austen over time, up to the early 21st century. Lively and accessible. Anthem Press. 2003. Paper. USED. $15.00