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Published: 12 April 2007

232 Pages

ISBN: 9780199210992

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A Fine Brush on Ivory

An Appreciation of Jane Austen

Richard Jenkyns

In A Fine Brush on Ivory, Richard Jenkyns takes us on an amiable tour of Austen's fictional world, opening a window on some of the great works of world literature. Focusing largely on Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, and Emma, Jenkyns shines a loving light on the exquisite craftsmanship and profound moral imagination that informs her writing. Insightful and highly entertaining, this book captures the spirit and originality of Jane Austen's work. It will be a cherished keepsake or gift for her many fans.