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A Jane Austen Education : How Six Novels Taught Me about Love, Friendship, and the Things That Really Matter
by William Deresiewicz


Overview - Before Jane Austen, William Deresiewicz was a very different young man. A sullen and arrogant graduate student, he never thought Austen would have anything to offer him. Then he read Emma and everything changed.

In this unique and lyrical book, Deresiewicz weaves the misadventures of Austen s characters with his own youthful follies, demonstrating the power of the great novelist s teachings and how, for Austen, growing up and making mistakes are one and the same.  Read more...


 
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Overview
Before Jane Austen, William Deresiewicz was a very different young man. A sullen and arrogant graduate student, he never thought Austen would have anything to offer him. Then he read Emma and everything changed.

In this unique and lyrical book, Deresiewicz weaves the misadventures of Austen s characters with his own youthful follies, demonstrating the power of the great novelist s teachings and how, for Austen, growing up and making mistakes are one and the same. Honest, erudite, and deeply moving, A Jane Austen Education is the story of one man s discovery of the world outside himself.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780143121251
  • ISBN-10: 0143121251
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: April 2012
  • Page Count: 255
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP


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