Waiting for Jane Austen

January 25, 2013 at 8:44 pm (books, jane austen) (, , , , )

Can’t wait for the arrival of¬†yet another book: coming soon (fingers crossed…) is

matters_barchasMatters of Fact in Jane Austen, by Janine Barchas.

“Janine Barchas makes the bold assertion that Jane Austen’s novels allude to actual high-profile politicians and contemporary celebrities as well as to famous historical figures and landed estates. Barchas is the first scholar to conduct extensive research into the names and locations in Austen’s fiction…”

Read more about the book at The John Hopkins University Press.

More about the book once I’ve read it!

(Thanks, Ron, for the recommendation)

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