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Mansfield Park

Jane Austen (other), W.A. Dorsman-Vos (translator)
De belangstelling voor het werk van Jane Austen (1775-1817) is de laatste jaren sterk toegenomen. De oude kritiek op haar centrale thema: hoe een jonge vrouw aan de juiste (welgestelde) man komt om voor het vreselijke lot van de verzurende oude vrijster te worden gespaard is verstomd. Met is gaan waarderen hoe briljant zij dit schijnbaar beperkte thema uitwerkt en hoe kostelijk haar zedenschilderi
Title
Mansfield Park
Other
Jane Austen
Translator
W.A. Dorsman-Vos
Language
Dutch
Publisher
Utrecht: Het Spectrum, 2010
382 p.
Note
Mansfield Park
ISBN
9789031501120

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About Jane Austen

Jane Austen (; 16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique, and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century. Austen's plots often explore the dependence of women on marriage in the pursuit of favourable social standing and economic security. Her works critique the novels of sensibility of the second half of the 18th century and are part of the transition to 19th-century literary realism. Her use of biting irony, along with her realism and social commentary, have earned her acclaim among critics and scholars.

With the publication of Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814), and Emma (1816), she achieved modest success but only little fame in her lifetime since the books were published anonymously. She wrote two other novels—Northanger Abbey and …Read more on Wikipedia

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