Jane Austen, the Secret Radical

Jane Austen, the Secret Radical

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Kelly "looks past the grand houses, the pretty young women, past the demure drawing room dramas and witty commentary on the narrow social worlds of her time that became the hallmark of Austen's work to bring to light the serious, ambitious, deeply subversive nature of this beloved writer. Kelly illuminates the radical subjects--slavery, poverty, feminism, the Church, evolution, among them--considered treasonous at the time, that Austen ... explored in the six novels that have come to embody an age"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017
Edition: First American edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781524732103
Branch Call Number: 823.7 KEL 2017
Characteristics: 318 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm


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ser_library Jun 03, 2017

thought provoking and some points could be disturbing


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