Jane Austen: A Literary Celebrity (Paperback)

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Jane Austen: A Literary Celebrity (Paperback)

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Jane Austen is famous for such books as Persuasion, Pride and Prejudice, and Emma. Now learn about the author's journey through a life spent making up stories that touched the lives of millions.

Jane Austen is now what she never was in life, and what she would have been horrified to become--a literary celebrity. "Janeia" is the author's term for the mania for all things Austen. Dive into Jane Austen: A Literary Celebrity and discover:

  • how it all began and Austen's love of poetry
  • her early masterpieces and the inspiration behind the stories
  • her road to getting published and the health decline that led to her death

In this updated edition, you'll also find discussion questions that work well for book clubs and ELA lesson plans. This biography is perfect for:

  • Jane Austen fans and collectors
  • men and women who have enjoyed Austen-inspired films and TV series adaptations
  • anyone interested in learning about the varied sides of Austen's character and the characters she created

Jane Austen: A Literary Celebrity is a fascinating look at a woman who never meant to be famous.

Product Details ISBN: 9780785293330
ISBN-10: 0785293337
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: August 30th, 2022
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Christian Encounters