Lady Susan
  • Published:
    1805
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    Print / eBook / Audio
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  • Pages:
    224
  • Age Level:
    18 & up
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Lady Susan is a short epistolary novel by Jane Austen. Although the primary focus of this work is the selfish behaviour of Lady Susan as she searches for suitable husbands for herself and her young daughter, the real action shares its importance with Austen's manipulation of her characters' behaviour by means of their reactions to the letters that they receive. Austen demonstrates the subjectivity of the opinions by presenting them - primarily - in the letters of one woman to another, thereby suggesting the literary motifs of feminine gossip and jealousy. Readers recognize these subjective motifs and examine the idiosyncrasies of the characters in order to create their own opinion of Lady Susan, as they would with a real acquaintance.




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    • Mar-2004
    • Wildside Press
    • Paperback
    • ISBN: 0809589923
    • ISBN13: 9780809589920
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    • Jan-2005
    • Digireads.com
    • Paperback
    • ISBN: 1420925350
    • ISBN13: 9781420925357
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    • Nov-2005
    • Dover Publications
    • Paperback
    • ISBN: 0486444074
    • ISBN13: 9780486444079
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    • Aug-2006
    • Hesperus Press
    • Paperback
    • ISBN: 1843911302
    • ISBN13: 9781843911302
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    • Oct-2007
    • Dodo Press
    • Trade Paperback
    • ISBN: 1406578290
    • ISBN13: 9781406578294
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    • Jan-1987
    • Schocken Books Inc
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 0805238948
    • ISBN13: 9780805238945
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    • Mar-1989
    • Routledge
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 082403435X
    • ISBN13: 9780824034351
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    • Dec-2000
    • Athlone Press
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 0485105004
    • ISBN13: 9780485105001
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    • Feb-2004
    • Wildside Press
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 0809596261
    • ISBN13: 9780809596263
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    • Jun-2016
    • Lulu.com
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 1365161692
    • ISBN13: 9781365161698
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    • Feb-2005
    • Blackstone Audiobooks
    • MP3 CD
    • ISBN: 0786182067
    • ISBN13: 9780786182060
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    • Feb-2005
    • Blackstone Audiobooks
    • Audio CD
    • ISBN: 0786180846
    • ISBN13: 9780786180844
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    • Feb-2005
    • Blackstone Audiobooks
    • Audio Cassette
    • ISBN: 0786130172
    • ISBN13: 9780786130177
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    • Sep-2013
    • Blackstone Audiobooks
    • Audio CD
    • ISBN: 1470892901
    • ISBN13: 9781470892906
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    • Sep-2013
    • Alcazar AudioWorks
    • Audible
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    • Jan-2017
    • Dreamscape Media
    • Audio CD
    • ISBN: 1520064098
    • ISBN13: 9781520064093
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    • Dec-2005
    • Echo Library
    • Trade Paperback
    • ISBN: 1846372259
    • ISBN13: 9781846372254
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    • Jan-2007
    • Echo Library
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 1847027970
    • ISBN13: 9781847027979
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    • Jun-2013
    • Createspace
    • Paperback
    • ISBN: 1490428003
    • ISBN13: 9781490428000
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    • Dec-2013
    • Createspace
    • Paperback
    • ISBN: 1494309947
    • ISBN13: 9781494309947
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