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In A Fine Brush on Ivory, Richard Jenkyns takes us on an amiable tour of Austen's fictional world, opening a. .Insightful and highly entertaining, A Fine Brush on Ivory captures the spirit and originality of Jane Austen's work. It will be a cherished keepsake or gift for her many fans.
In A Fine Brush on Ivory, Richard Jenkyns takes us on an amiable tour of Austen's fictional world, opening a window on some of the great works of world literature. Focusing largely on Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, and Emma, but with many diverting side trips to Austen's other novels, Jenkyns shines a loving light on the exquisite craftsmanship and profound moral imagination that informs her writing. Readers will find, for instance, a wonderful discussion of characterization in Austen. Скачать (pdf, . 6 Mb) Читать.
A Fine Brush on Ivory book. The title of this fantastic- and entirely too short- volume of Jane Austen criticism is derived from an oft quoted line recorded in a letter of Austen’s to one of her nephews, describing her writing as the little bit (two Inches wide) of Ivory on which I work with so fine a Brush, as produces little effect after. Nearly two hundred years later, Richard Jenkyns believes we should see the irony in this statement.
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In A Fine Brush on Ivory, Richard Jenkyns takes u.Better than any other book about Jane Austen's craft that I have read, this book puts Ms. Austen's accomplishments in perspective. His explications leave his reader with a greater understanding of how it happens that Austen's work continues to delight us and why it is possible that it has inspired so many other works of fiction. I originally bought this to read on my Kindle. But I later bought a hardcover version for easier use of the index.
What is it about Jane Austen's writing that brings such pleasure? There are good, even great novelists who are not good storytellers, and there are highly gifted storytellers who write thoroughly bad books. Jane Austen was both. Jane Austen was both a very good storyteller and a great novelist. How did she do it? Richard Jenkyns's sparkling study delights in Austen's craft, wit, and pathos. His deep reading of the novels illuminates the subtlety, depth, and innovation that lie within them.
A Fine Brush On Ivory. An Appreciation of Jane Austen. Richard Jenkyns's sparkling study delights in Austen's craft, wit, and pathos. Writing in a style worthy of Austen herself, Jenkyns reveals the complexity and originality underlying this great popular novelist's work. He explores the development of her style, storytelling, and characterization, her technical prowess, and her place in comparison with her contemporaries, with a grace and wit worthy of the subject herself.
Richard Jenkyns' 2004 "A Fine Brush On Ivory" is the very best kind of literary criticism, an.
Richard Jenkyns' 2004 "A Fine Brush On Ivory" is the very best kind of literary criticism, an elegant and fascinating exploration of the art and artistry of romance novelist Jane Austen. Austen's fans know that her novels are entertaining through repeated readings; Jenkyns explores the why of that happy fact.
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A FINE BRUSH ON IVORY: AN APPRECIATION OF JANE AUSTEN by Richard Jenkyns OUP, £1. 9, pp. 200 . 200, ISBN 0199276617 £1. 9 (plus £. 5 p&p) 0870 800 4848. Each of us has a private Austen' is the first line of Karen Joy Fowler's readable and ingenious novel. This sentence, and her title, encapsulate her theme. Jenkyns observes how the solidity of Jane Austen's characters makes it possible to judge them differently than she herself seems to. This is what makes her such a perfect subject for the book-club discussions.
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