So You Think You Know Jane Austen?: A Literary Quizbook

Paperback | February 26, 2009

byJohn Sutherland, Deirdre Le Faye

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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 progressesto 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 ofJane 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.

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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 progressesto a level of greater difficulty, demanding...

John Sutherland has recently retired as Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature at University College London. He has edited numerous editions for OWC, including novels by Thackeray, Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Trollope and most recently Lytton Strachey's Eminent Victorians. He is the author of Is Heathcliff a Murderer?,...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.55 inPublished:February 26, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199538999

ISBN - 13:9780199538997

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Table of Contents

IntroductionThe QuizzesSense and SensibilityPride and Prejudicenorthanger AbbeyMansfield ParkEmmaPersuasionThe AnswersSense and SensibilityPride and PrejudiceNorthanger AbbeyMansfield parkEmmaPersuasion

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"For those reading Austen for academic puposes the clear answers and insights could prove a valuable learning tool." --Irish Times 21/05/2005