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Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 823.7 WEL (Text) 30032010718275 ADULT NON-FICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781350012059
  • ISBN: 135001205X
  • ISBN: 9781350012042
  • ISBN: 1350012041
  • ISBN: 135001205X
  • ISBN: 1350012041
  • Physical Description: viii, 239 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: London ; Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Part one. The 1816 Philadelphia Emma and its readers -- The origins of the first Austen novel printed in America -- Tales of three copies: books, owners, and readers -- An accomplished Scotswoman reads Austen abroad: Christian, Countess of Dalhousie in British North America -- Part two. Transatlantic Austen conversations -- Enthusiasts connected through the "electric telegraph of genius": the Quincy sisters of Boston and the Francis W. Austen family of Portsmouth -- Collectors and bibliographers: Alberta H. Burke of Baltimore and David J. Gilson of Oxford.
Summary, etc.:
"Austen in America tells the story of America's long love-affair with Jane Austen and her work. Beginning with the first US edition of Emma, published in Philadelphia in 1816, Juliette Wells -- author of Everybody's Jane: Austen in the Popular Imagination -- goes on to explore Austen's American publication history, correspondence with readers through the ages and the work of curators, promoters and fans of Austen in the 21st century."-- Provided by publisher.
"A vivid history of Jane Austen's American readers and fans, from her own day to the present"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 > Influence.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 > Appreciation.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 > Books and reading.
Authors and readers > United States.
Reader-response criticism > United States.
LITERARY CRITICISM / Gothic & Romance.

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