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Jane Austen and Names

Lane 'This book will enrich our interpretation of Jane Austen's fiction for Ms Lane makes us look afresh at the use of food as symbol and metaphor’ Jane Austen Society Newsletter Maggie Lane is the author of many books on Jane Austen including 'Jane Austen's Family' 'Jane Austen's England' 'Jane Austen and Food' 'Understanding Austen' and the forthcoming 'Growing Older with Jane Austen' She also lectures and writes for the journals of the Jane Austen Societies of the UK US and Australia and is Consultant Editor of Regency World magazine Endeavour Press is the UK's leading independent digital publishe. After finishing Jane Austen and Food it was time to get on with Maggie Lane s Jane Austen and Names Names have a Green dog trumpet and other stories enrich our interpretation of Jane Austen's fiction for Ms Lane makes us look afresh at the use of food as symbol and metaphor’ Jane Austen Society Newsletter Maggie Lane is the author of many books on Jane Austen including 'Jane Austen's Family' 'Jane Austen's England' 'Jane Austen and Food' 'Understanding Austen' and the forthcoming 'Growing Older with Jane Austen' She also lectures and writes for the journals of the Jane Austen Societies of the UK US and Australia and is Consultant Editor of Regency World magazine Endeavour Press is the UK's leading independent digital publishe. After finishing Jane Austen and Food it was time to get on with Maggie Lane s Jane Austen and Names Names have a

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For Jane Austen Edmund was a name the represented heroism and chivalry Maria signified heartlessness and Richard was a joke She had a weakness for Emma and a passion for Frederick which endured from her earliest years until she bestowed it on her last and most romantic hero Unlike most novelists of her period in naming her characters Jane Austen confined herself to the names found in everyday life choosing them to fit not only their personalities but their place in society While the classic English names are her staple she also drew on the Old Testament for her low born characters and eighteenth centur. short but interesting the thorough and detailed list of names and meanings at the end is a great resource

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Y creations for the would be fashionable In this study of a hitherto neglected area of the novelist’s art Maggie Lane looks at the history of English nomenclature up to Jane Austen’s time and at the naming patterns and practices current in her society including who was entitled to use the Christian name of whom A section on Jane Austen’s own taste in names is followed by an alphabetical listing of all the Christian names used in her mature fiction with their history social status and associations 'Jane Austen and Names' is a must read for anyone interested in the great novelist Praise for Maggie. Es un libro muy cortito menos de 100 p ginas pero con mucha informaci n Se lee muy r pido y creo ue es interesa


10 thoughts on “Jane Austen and Names

  1. says:

    This is a short book that contains tons of information about the given names JA chose for her characters I learned a lot about name origin nicknames how nicknames became given names How diminutives became given

  2. says:

    short but interesting the thorough and detailed list of names and meanings at the end is a great resource

  3. says:

    Jane Austen and names è un breve ma interessante saggio che prende in considerazione tutti i nomi utilizzati nei romanzi della famosa scrittrice inglese tentando di scoprire di volta in volta il motivo della sceltaIl saggio si comp

  4. says:

    They say his name is Henry A proof of how uneually the gifts of Fortune are bestowed — I have seen many a John Thomas much agreeable from J Austen LettersWhat's in a name? According to William Shakespeare or better his Juliet not so much That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet But Maggie Lane

  5. says:

    Es un libro muy cortito menos de 100 páginas pero con mucha información Se lee muy rápido y creo ue es interesante además de para cualuier austenita para cualuier persona ue esté interesada en las modas a l

  6. says:

    Molto molto interessante con dei capitoli preliminari che parlano in generale dei nomi e della loro origine delle tendenze di moda ai tempi di

  7. says:

    It seems only natural that an author would be interested in names My writer friends collect interesting names for future characters and are constantly putting together different combinations A young Jane Austen playfully tr

  8. says:

    After finishing Jane Austen and Food it was time to get on with Maggie Lane’s Jane Austen and Names Names have a special meaning to most of us and mostly names mean than just the name itself In this study Maggie Lane has looked at an area which has not been given much attention She looks at the history of English names up to Jane Austen’s time and the pattern of giving names in society and the way Jane Austen uses names that fits the p

  9. says:

    A very helpful book for those who uestioned the names that Jane Austen chose to use in her novels as well as for those who write Austenesue books Cleared up a lot of name related things for me and confirmed some of my theories Thank you for writing such an excellent guide

  10. says:

    A short but lovely read for name nerds and writers

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