Life of Jane Austen.

SKU: 17355

Originally published in 1887, this is one of the early literary criticisms of Austen's work. The first chapter is a review of what is known at the time of her life. Each novel is given its own chapter of analysis. There is also a chapter on "fragments" that includes Lady Susan, and a final summing-up chapter that acknowledges her genius in spite of the triviality of her subjects and characters. A chronology relating her to other English authors, an index, extensive bibliography, and pages in the back of adverts for other books coming out by Walter Scott. Small book in green cloth. Very good condition. Published by Walter Scott in London. 1890. USED. $25.00