Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 February 2007

232 Pages


ISBN: 9780199210992

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A Fine Brush On Ivory

An Appreciation of Jane Austen

Richard Jenkyns

  • An illuminating and highly accessible account of Jane Austen's style and story-telling
  • Writing in a style worthy of Austen herself, Jenkyns reveals the complexity and originality underlying this great popular novelist's work
  • Jenkyns' close readings avoids heavy-handed literary jargon and enhances our pleasure of Austen's novels