Recreating Jane Austen

Author: John Wiltshire
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521002820
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John Wiltshire examines how Jane Austen's work has been 'recreated' in other mediums.

Little Book Of Wiltshire

Author: Dee La Vardera
Publisher: The History Press
ISBN: 0750951931
Size: 63.56 MB
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The Little Book of Wiltshire is a compendium of fascinating information about the county, past and present. Contained within is a plethora of entertaining facts about Wiltshire’s famous and occasionally infamous men and women, its towns and countryside, history, natural history, literary, artistic, and sporting achievements, agriculture, transport, industry, and royal visits. A reliable reference book and a quirky guide, this can be dipped in to time and time again to reveal something new about the people, the heritage, the secrets and the enduring fascination of the county. A remarkably engaging little book, this is essential reading for visitors and locals alike.

Wiltshire

Author: Nikolaus Pevsner
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300096590
Size: 79.90 MB
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This guide shows that from prehistoric Stonehenge and Avebury to railway age Swindon, the rolling countryside of Wiltshire encompasses every aspect of English building. Thirteenth-century Salisbury cathedral is set in a spacious close, within a planned medieval town.

Jane Austen And The Body

Author: John Wiltshire
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521414760
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Jane Austen has been thought of as a novelist of manners whose work discreetly avoids discussing the physical. John Wiltshire shows, on the contrary, how important are bodies and faces, illness and health, in the novels, from complainers and invalids such as Mrs. Bennet and Mr. Woodhouse, to the frail, debilitated Fanny Price, the vulnerable Jane Fairfax and the "picture of health," Emma. The book draws on modern theories of the body, and on eighteenth-century medical sources, to give a fresh and controversial reading of familiar texts.