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Jane Austen

A Life

David Nokes (Author)

Not available in Brit Comm; Incl.US and Territ CA,PH

Paperback, 592 pages
ISBN: 9780520216068
November 1998
In this new biography of Jane Austen, David Nokes plays master sleuth and storyteller in presenting the great novelist "not in the modest pose which her family determined for her, but rather, as she most frequently presented herself, as rebellious, satirical, and wild."
David Nokes is a Reader in English Literature at King's College, London. He is the author of John Gay: A Profession of Friendship (1995), and Jonathan Swift: A Hypocrite Reversed (1985).

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