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Lady Susan/The Watsons/Sanditon Jane Austen

Lady Susan/The Watsons/Sanditon

Jane Austen

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ISBN : 9780753122396
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6 pages
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These three works - one novel unpublished in her lifetime and two unfinished fragments - reveal Jane Austens development as a great artist.Lady Susan, with its wicked, beautiful, intelligent and energetic heroine, is a sparkling melodrama in lettersMoreThese three works - one novel unpublished in her lifetime and two unfinished fragments - reveal Jane Austens development as a great artist.Lady Susan, with its wicked, beautiful, intelligent and energetic heroine, is a sparkling melodrama in letters that takes its tone from the outspoken and robust 18th century.Written later, and probably abandoned after her fathers death, The Watsons is a tantalising and highly delightful story whose vitality and optimism centres on the marital prospects of the Watson sisters in a small provincial town.Sanditon, her last work, left unfinished at her death, is set in a seaside town. Its themes concern the new speculative consumer society and foreshadow the great social upheavals of the Industrial Revolution.