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So You Think You Know Jane Austen?

A Literary Quizbook. Oxford World's Classics

Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, United Kingdom
Published: 12th Feb 2009
Dimensions: w 128mm h 195mm d 14mm
Weight: 179g
ISBN-10: 0199538999
ISBN-13: 9780199538997
Barcode No: 9780199538997
How well do you really know your favourite author? Ace literary detective turned quizmaster John Sutherland and Austen buff Deirdre Le Faye challenge the reader to find out. Starting with easy, factual questions that test how well you remember a novel and its characters, the quiz progresses to a level of greater difficulty, demanding close reading and interpretative deduction. What really motivates the characters, and what is going on beneath the surface of the story? Designed to amuse and divert, the questions and answers take the reader on an imaginative journey into the world of Jane Austen, where hypothesis and speculation produce fascinating and unexpected insights. Whether you are an expert or enthusiast, So You Think You Know Jane Austen? guarantees you will know her much better after reading it. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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For those reading Austen for academic puposes the clear answers and insights could prove a valuable learning tool. * Irish Times * you should get a kick out of answering any of the questions in this book correctly. * Irish Times *