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    • Jane Austen, the Secret Radical

    • By: Helena Kelly
    • Narrated by: Emma Bering
    • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    In this fascinating, revelatory work, Helena Kelly - dazzling Jane Austen authority - looks past the grand houses, the pretty young women, past the demure drawing room dramas and witty commentary on the narrow social worlds of her time that became the hallmark of Austen's work to bring to light the serious, ambitious, deeply subversive nature of this beloved writer. Kelly illuminates the radical subjects - slavery, poverty, feminism, the church, evolution among them - considered treasonous at the time, that Austen deftly explored.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, and yet . . .

    • By sanguine_air on 05-02-18

    Regular price: $31.50