Jane Austen: Closet Classicist

Jane Austen Closet Classicist The writer of Jane Austen Closet Classicist carries the reader through a journey into Jane Austen s novels as she investigates the author s hidden education A wonderful novel for anyone interested in

  • Title: Jane Austen: Closet Classicist
  • Author: Mary Deforest
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 500
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The writer of Jane Austen Closet Classicist carries the reader through a journey into Jane Austen s novels as she investigates the author s hidden education A wonderful novel for anyone interested in the study of classical languages or literature About the Author Dr Mary Margolies DeForest PhD, Classical Philology is a classicist and literary detective In the latteThe writer of Jane Austen Closet Classicist carries the reader through a journey into Jane Austen s novels as she investigates the author s hidden education A wonderful novel for anyone interested in the study of classical languages or literature About the Author Dr Mary Margolies DeForest PhD, Classical Philology is a classicist and literary detective In the latter role, she has uncovered the hero Odysseus under zany, car mad Mr Toad in Kenneth Grahame s The Wind in the Willows Medea in Fay Weldon s She Devil the Great Mother in P L Travers Mary Poppins Since 1988 she has made successful probes into Austen s creative engagement with classical literature For this book, DeForest extended her research wider and deeper to show that Austen s appropriation of the classical past was systematic Austen transformed stories of the Western Tradition into stories by, for, and about women.

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