Flirting with Pride & Prejudice

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Flirting with Pride & Prejudice

Fresh Perspectives on the Original Chick-Lit Masterpiece

By Jennifer Crusie, Etc (Editor); Glenn Yeffeth

Benbella Books, Paperback, 9781932100723, 230pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2005

Description
One of fiction's most well-loved novels, this 19th-century classic continues to capture the hearts of contemporary readers with its notions of marriage, dating, and romance. Leading authors in the area of women's literature and romance contribute to this fresh collection of essays on everything from Lydia's scandalous marriage to George Wickham to the female-dominated Bennett household and the emphasis placed on courtship and marriage. Contributors include Jo Beverly, Alesia Holliday, Mercedes Lackey, Joyce Millman, and Jill Winters. This compilation is an excellent companion for both those new to Jane Austen and well-versed Austen-philes.